Sandra Block, Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine
Sandra Block, senior associate editor for Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, has covered personal finance for more than 20 years. Before joining Kiplinger's, she was a personal finance reporter and columnist for USA TODAY. Her areas of expertise include taxes, saving for retirement, student loans, consumer banking and money management. She is co-author of the "Busy Family's Guide to Money" and "Easy Ways to Lower Your Taxes: Simple Strategies Every Taxpayer Should Know." Block has also worked for the Akron Beacon-Journal in Akron, Ohio and Dow Jones News Service in Washington, DC. She has a bachelor of arts degree in communications from Bethany College in Bethany, WV.