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Richard Barrington

Richard Barrington

Richard Barrington has over 20 years of experience in the investment management business and has been a financial writer for 15 years. Barrington has appeared on Fox Business News and NPR, and has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, CNBC and many other publications.

Prior to beginning his investment career Barrington graduated magna cum laude from St. John Fisher College with a BA in Communications in 1983. In 1991, he earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the Association of Investment Management and Research (now the "CFA Institute").

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SoFi Personal Loan Review March 2023Jan 15, 2023
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Citibank Home Equity Loan Review March 2023Jan 8, 2023
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