Joe Pye

Joe Pye

Joe Pye is the managing editor of In 2016, Pye started writing about debt and personal finance while attending Florida Atlantic University, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the student-run newspaper, the University Press.

Before graduating with a bachelor’s degree in multimedia journalism, Pye placed as a finalist for the Mark of Excellence award by the Society of Professional Journalists Region 3 for feature writing and in-depth reporting. In 2021, Pye earned First Place in the Green Eyeshade awards for “Best Blog” for his side-project

Since taking a full-time position here in 2018, Pye has become a certified debt management professional who’s applied what he’s learned to his personal life by paying down more than $22,000 worth of combined credit card, student loan, auto and tax debt in less than two years.

The FinTok Awards honors the best financial advice on TikTok If you take financial advice only from TikTok, you’ll go broke, says chairman Howard Dvorkin. “Most of what I see are costly suggestions from entertaining amateurs,” says Dvorkin, a CPA and author of two books on personal finance. “ has previously documented some of the silliest […]


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