Updated Monday, November 24, 2014 as of 4:19 AM ET


Rachel F. Elson is editor-in-chief of Financial Planning, and a longtime business and financial journalist. Prior roles included managing editor at Inc.com and CBS MoneyWatch.com; she was also an editor on MSN Money's pioneering multimedia journalism team, which won back-to-back Gerald Loeb awards.

She's a persistent runner, a compulsive traveler and a committed urbanite; she lives in Brooklyn.

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