Stephanie Faris

Branded Content Writer

Nashville, TN

Stephanie Faris

I am a full-time content writer, specializing in finance, business, and technology. I regularly ghostwrite branded content for corporate clients. I'm also the Simon & Schuster author of seven books.



7 Suburbs Near Top Employers in Nashville

You leave the house at 7 a.m., allowing a full hour to get to your office a mere 30 miles away. That should be plenty of time, even if there’s an accident or two along the way. But day after day, you find that you’re running late, even when you move your departure time up to 6:30 a.m., then 6 a.m. Link to Story

How to Link Hulu to a TV

Online video streaming is more popular than ever, with the number of Americans who have at least one streaming service subscription now outnumbering those who pay for cable TV. With Hulu, you can watch thousands of TV shows and movies, from classics to last week's episodes of top prime-time TV shows. However, after you create a Hulu account, you need to get the content to your TV, a process that varies depending on your home entertainment setup.
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How to Rent a Bank-Owned Property

When a house goes into foreclosure, the bank usually takes over ownership, at which point it goes through the process of putting it up for sale. However, this process takes some time, so it only makes sense that you might be able to find bank-owned homes for rent. Unfortunately, you won’t find foreclosure homes for rent primarily because the bank isn’t in the business of managing property.
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How Does the Stock Market Trading Floor Work?

Few images represent America’s stock market more than the trading floor, also known as the “pit.”. But as busy and exciting as it looks, not everyone knows exactly what all those finance professionals are doing. The stock market trading floor has an environment similar to an auction, with floor brokers and floor traders gathering around specialists, where they negotiate prices until they arrive at an amount.

How to Make Money as an Online Reseller

The internet has made it easy to start a business from the comfort of your home. But it also has created plenty of competition in every industry. As a reseller, you can skip the manufacturing process and purchase items in bulk, then resell them at a profit. To make money as an online reseller, you’ll need to first choose the right products, and then purchase them from the right wholesaler, find a good marketplace for your store and get the word out about your offerings.

When Do I Lose My Escrow Deposit?

When you put a contract on a house, you’re making a commitment to purchase that property, often secured with something called an escrow deposit. If something happens and you can’t close the deal, you stand to lose that money unless the seller is feeling particularly charitable. However, there are instances when, even if the seller tries to keep the deposit, you may be able to get it back.
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Challenges of Budgeting & Budgetary Control

Budgeting is billed as a positive thing, especially for growing businesses that need constant cash-flow oversight. But as with everything that a business tackles, budgeting comes with more than a few built-in challenges. These include ensuring the information is accurate, putting the data to good use and finding the right tools and resources to create the best possible budget.

How to Report a Landlord That's Renting an Illegal Apartment

If you suspect a landlord is renting an apartment illegally, your first instinct may be to report it. But before you can tell the local government, “my landlord is renting illegally,” you’ll need to make sure the rental isn’t registered with the authority responsible for home inspections. If the rental is illegal, the landlord may be charged fines and forced to evict any illegal tenants.
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What Is the Cap for Paying Social Security Taxes for a Joint Return?

With each paycheck, you pay into your Social Security account, which is the amount you see listed as FICA. Short for the Federal Insurance Contributions Act, FICA is designed to ensure every American sets some money aside for retirement, but there’s a cap on taxable income. In 2019, $132,900 of your earnings will be subject to Social Security tax, but if you’re married filing jointly, there may be an additional Medicare tax that will apply to you.

Types of Organizational Structure in the Public Sector

To be effective, an organization needs a structure. Public sector organizations like government agencies, educational institutions and the postal service all have clearly defined organizational structures. Although the details vary from one sector type to the next, the general structure is based on a hierarchy, where the chain of command is clearly defined and enforced.

5 Nashville Suburbs With Excellent Schools

Almost overnight, Nashville went from an often-forgotten metropolitan area to one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. But Music City has always been a great place to raise a family: Affordable housing, great schools, and access to plenty of child-friendly amenities put this city on the radar of young couples looking to relocate. Link to Story

Our Favorite Toilet Paper Brands

If you’re like most consumers, you buy your toilet paper at the grocery store while you’re picking up food and other household products. But an increasing number of consumers are buying groceries online, and that rate is expected to grow fivefold over the next 10 years. Toilet paper is one of many products that consumers can now have delivered directly to their front door.
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Stephanie Faris

Stephanie Faris is a children's author and freelance writer with eight books under contract with Simon & Schuster. She regularly ghostwrites for entrepreneurs and marketing firms, with her work having appeared on such high-profile publications as Inc and Entrepreneur. Her bylined work has appeared on, Pacific Standard, Writer's Digest, and, among many others.



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