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Mandi Woodruff has nearly a decade of experience as a journalist and has spent the bulk of her career covering the ins and out of personal finance. In 2015, she launched the career and money podcast Brown Ambition, which airs weekly on iTunes. Before joining MagnifyMoney, Mandi was the personal finance correspondent at Yahoo Finance and the personal finance editor at Business Insider. She graduated from the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at The University of Georgia.
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