About The Smart Investor

The Smart Investor is written by financial geeks & helps million make better financial decisions.

About us

Managing your personal finance, investing smartly, and growing your savings is not easy. Unfortunately, most of us didn't get the proper education when it comes to money, and navigating your financial ship requires the appropriate knowledge. 

The Smart Investor is committed to empowering individuals by expanding their financial knowledge and guiding them to make informed decisions that suit their unique needs. With a diverse range of resources including banking and credit card news, valuable advice, and convenient product comparison tools, consumers can easily get better financial decisions.

On our YouTube channel, hundreds of videos can help you manage your money smartly, and reviews and compare the banking accounts, CDs, savings accounts,  credit cards, and personal loan providers.

The Smart Investor experts are regularly featured in the US top media & news publications. 

Our Writers & Contributors

“An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less.” – Nicholas M. Butler

Baruch Mann (Silvermann​)

Investor, Founder

Baruch Silvermann is a financial expert, experienced analyst, and founder of The Smart Investor, which helps consumers make better financial decisions.  Silvermann's areas of expertise include investing, banking, and credit cards.

Silvermann has contributed to Yahoo Finance and cited as an authoritative source in financial outlets like Forbes, Business Insider, CNBC Select, CNET, Bankrate, Fox Business, The Street, and more.

Aside from being a finance expert, his background includes working as a business and financial analyst. Above all, he is passionate about teaching people how to manage their money and helping millions on their journey to a better financial future.

You can find Baruch on Linkedin, Entrepreneur,  and many other websites.

For any Inquiries: [email protected]

Carolane De Palmas

Financial Expert

After graduating with a Masters in Corporate Finance & Financial Markets, and getting the AMF Certification, Carolane went to market analysis software company Highwave360 to take part in the European launch of their new market analysis software. She then become an independent trader, investing mostly in European and American stocks and indices, as well as writing market analyses for a number of different brokers. You can find her on Twitter, Linkedin, and FXEmpire.

Mircea Vasiu

Trader, Writer, Mentor

For over a decade, he’s been involved in everything trading-related, mostly in the currency market, both manual and algorithmic trading. With an MBA in International Business, and graduating Magna Cum Laudae from an American university, he’s passionate about markets.

Mircea has written for the financial industry for more than 6 years, covering macroeconomics, worldwide stock indices, currencies, and, most recently, ETFs and individual stocks.  You can find Mircea on Invezz, InvestingCube, Twitter.  

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Lorraine Smithills

Writer, Banking Expert

Lorraine is a freelance finance writer with years of experience in the banking sector and after a successful career in one of the largest retail and commercial financial services providers.

She has a passion for helping people with less financial confidence to get control of their money through budgeting, saving, and responsible credit practices.

You can find Lorraine on Linkedin, Muck Rack, VitalDollar, and more.

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Josiah Mwangi

Writer, MBA, Loan Expert

Josiah Mwangi is a Certified Public Accountant and has an MBA in Finance. Josiah has been featured on the Huff Post, Corporate Finance Insitute, Smarter.loans, and other top publications. In his free time, he goes hiking alongside his two German Shepherds You can find Josiah on Linkedin, info.com and
Andrew O'Malley - author at The Smart Investor

Andrew O'Malley

Writer, Credit Card Expert

Andrew O’Malley has a BSc in Economics and Finance. He has worked in the finance industry as a risk analyst and is now pursuing a career in writing. In recent years, he has written for a number of leading publications.

He studied Economics and Finance and has been fascinated with the financial markets since his teens. The first stock Andrew bought was Apple, reflecting his love for its products. You can find Andrew on Business 2 Community, ccn and more.

Travis Hornsby


Travis Hornsby is a speaker & founder of Student Loan Planner.  You can find him on his Twitter and Linkedin.

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Amy Beardsley

Money expert

Amy Beardsley is a freelance writer and personal finance expert. She specializes in credit reporting, credit scoring, FinTech, and probate and estate planning topics. Her work has been published on Robinhood, Lending Tree, Dollarsprout, Women Who Money, and Well Kept Wallet. 

You can find her also on Twitter and Linkedin.

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Susie Q

Actuary | Blogger
Susie Q is blogger on financial literacy topics targeting young professionals and others interested in better understanding their finances. She is a retired property-casualty actuary who prepared and interpreted analyses to help senior management make better financial decisions. You can Read Susie's blog and on Twitter .


Whether you are just starting out as an investor or maintaining a net worth that is already sizable, we have the information you need. We backed up our opinions by data, and strive to keep the data as much updated as we can. 

Our content is original and objective, and we curate the information we publish in order to optimize your ability to make smart financial decisions. 

We helping people, plan, save, and invest to reach their financial goals is essential to who we are. Whether you're looking for a new credit card, bank account or personal loan, we can help you compare & analyze the best financial brands side by side, understand the small details and choose smartly. We are here for you every step of the way.

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Company Details

The Smart Investor Operated by:

Mann Media LLC
30 N Gould St
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Sheridan, WY 82801

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