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Darla Mercado

Personal Finance Writer

Darla Mercado is a personal finance writer for, based out of the company's headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. She writes about taxes, retirement planning, insurance and more. Darla is also a Certified Financial Planner™ professional.

Prior to joining CNBC, Darla was a reporter at InvestmentNews, a New York City-based newspaper, writing on the retirement and insurance beat.

Darla earned her bachelor's degree in English at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County and graduated from New York University with a master's degree in journalism.