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Alana Biden

Alana Biden, an editor and strategist at, has written for Outside magazine and other publications. This article is adapted from a guide to student credit cards published on Based in Reno, NV, with an office in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a consumer finance website designed to help people make smart decisions about their financial future. Written by business and financial reporters, its articles cover everything from avoiding credit card pitfalls and finding low-cost insurance to graduating from college debt-free.