Lisa Bernardi Title: Freelance Writer Education: The American University of Paris, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Expertise: Consumer Tech, Real Estate, Personal Finance, Small Business & Startups HighlightsLisa's work has appeared on Investopedia, Bankrate, Reviews.com, and more Earned a Bachelor of Arts in Global Communications from The American University of Paris and a Master of Science in International Business from Universitat Pompeu FabraGlobal experience working and studying in three languages across four countries Experience Lisa is a personal finance and small business expert. She frequently covers topics such as credit, insurance (including life, health, property, and pet), home financing, and consumer tech.In addition to writing, Lisa has many years of experience in marketing strategy and creative media production. Her multidisciplinary professional life frequently takes her across the globe; she has lived in four countries, speaks three languages, and holds two international degrees. Education Lisa holds a Master of Science in International Business from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain, where she received an award for her thesis on sustainable housing in sub-Saharan Africa. She also has a Bachelor of Arts in Global Communications from The American University of Paris. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.