Jacob Wade is a nationally recognized personal finance expert whose work has appeared on LendingTree, CompareCards, CBS News, MSN Money, Forbes, Nasdaq, Yahoo! Finance, and more.
An expert in teaching others how to budget, save money, pay off debt, invest, and take advantage of credit card rewards, Jacob loves to help others find the best ways to manage their money. He has previously worked as an Enrolled Agent at an accredited CPA firm.
In 2018, Jacob quit his job and his family decided to sell everything (including their home) to take off on an adventure. They traveled the country in an RV for nearly 3 years, visiting over 38 states, 20+ national parks and eventually settling in the Gulf Coast. Jacob now lives in Clearwater, Florida with his wife and three children.
About The Spruce
The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.
For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.