Emma Johnson


Emma Johnson is a veteran money writer, noted blogger and nationally syndicated radio host. A former Associated Press Financial Wire reporter and MSN Money columnist, she is currently a contributing editor at SUCCESS magazine and has contributed to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Worth, Glamour, WORTH, WIRED and Men's Health. Her popular blog WealthySingleMommy.com explores the issues facing professional women: business and career, personal finance, sex, relationships and parenting. Emma regularly comments on these topics for outlets such as Headline News, NBC's Today, Fox News, Woman's Day, Ryan Seacrest Radio and many more. She grew up in Sycamore, Ill., and lives in New York City with her young children, Helena and Lucas.

Most Recent

The Power of Limiting Your Choices

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Unlike most of my mom peers, I resisted joining Costco. Too commercial, I said. Prevents me from supporting my local retailers. Forces... Read Now

Why Are We So Afraid of Asking for Help?

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For most of my adult life I have not asked for help. If I didn’t know how to do something, I simply pretended I did. If I didn’t know... Read Now

How I Found My Independence

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A few months ago on a chilly Saturday afternoon, my two young children and I took the subway from our home in Astoria, New York to... Read Now

It’s Time to Stop Overspending Just Because “You Deserve It”

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Everywhere we turn there is the message that women need to give themselves a break and have a treat:  Girlfriend, put your feet up and... Read Now