Karen Kroll is an experienced business and financial writer based in the Twin Cities. Her work has appeared in AARPBulletin.com, Bankrate.com, Business Finance, Compliance Week, Creditcards.com, CFO, CFOWorld.com, Financial Executive and many other consumer and business publications. She's also written articles, blog posts, white papers and web content for a roster of corporate clients, and is hard at work on her first novel. She holds an M.B.A. from the University of Washington and a B.S. from Valparaiso University. She's a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.