Joanna Nesbit, Freelance Writer

Joanna Nesbit

Northwest Freelance Writer

Family travel to Washington coast, Pacific NorthwestJoanna Nesbit is a freelance writer who writes about parenting, college, education, lifestyle, and travel. Her articles and essays have appeared in consumer, custom, and online publications.

These days, with a daughter off to college, she's developed a focus on higher education, college finance, and Millennial topics. She's passionate about parents and kids alike being smart about money.

She's also written about homework habits, why boys are struggling in school, Common Core assessments, video gaming, how to balance packed schedules, and Northwest trips with kids.


Recent articles and essays:

My latest piece for Your Teen on college co-op programs.

A piece for ParentMap on what parents and students need to understand about student loan debt.

I've also been contributing to US News Education as a college savings writer. Here are four pieces I've written recently:

"5 Ways to Find Money for College Savings"

"Teens' College Savings May Not Affect Financial Aid"

"Don't Fall for These 6 Myths About College Savings"

"How to Choose a 529 Plan on Your Your Own."


On another note, I learned that my Twitter icon isn't working properly. Since this is an old platform, it's not easily fixed, but you can follow me on Twitter at this link: @joannanesbit. Thanks for your patience.