Lorie Konish is a reporter covering personal finance at CNBC.com.
Prior to joining CNBC, Konish worked as an editor at InvestmentNews and On Wall Street covering issues affecting financial advisers and their clients. She has also written for Dow Jones and The Associated Press.
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