Julie Halpert

Special to CNBC.com

Julie Halpert is a freelance journalist with more than two decades of experience writing for many national publications, including CNBC, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Fiscal Times, Parents and the AARP. She is also the co-author of "Making Up With Mom", a book focused on generational differences between women and their mothers and how to resolve them. Her business articles have focused on such subjects as the greening of the automotive industry, how boomers are reinventing retirement and college loan debt.