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.



Best secret Santa gifts

Secret Santa: It’s a fun tradition, especially in offices. Everyone draws names and buys gifts for assigned people. By design, recipients never know who gave the gift, hence the “secret.”. But it’s not easy to choose a gift for someone you may only know in passing. It can be even more challenging if you’re forced to stay below a certain price limit.
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Day 7 of Deals: Best of the best baby, pet, and camera gifts

Parents and pet owners know that in the majority of the photos they take, their beloved little one is the star. Often, these photos are snapped on a regular smartphone camera, and the quality isn’t always the best. This holiday season, it’s time to consider an upgrade. Day 7 of Amazon’s 12 Days of Deals shines the spotlight on all things baby, pet, and camera.
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Do I Pay Any Taxes on a House I Sell That Was Given to Me Through a Living Trust?

A living trust lets property owners put assets in a trust for loved ones after death. The biggest benefit of a living trust is that the owners can continue to use those assets while alive, while also making sure they’re set aside for children, spouses or other beneficiaries if something should happen.
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How to Get Rid of White Eye in Photos

You snap the perfect photo, capturing a one-of-a-kind moment. Later, though, as you prepare to post the image on social media, you notice something you didn't see when you glanced at your phone screen. One or more of the people in your photo has a glaring white dot in the center of the eye. Fortunately, you can fix flash eyes, sometimes using the editing tools built into your phone. If not, you can download software with white eye remover as one of the editing features.
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Can You File Bankruptcy Twice?

If you’ve gotten yourself into a financial hole, sometimes the only way to climb out is to file bankruptcy. This is especially true if your debt keeps mounting with no possibility of paying it anytime soon. While bankruptcy can leave a mark on your credit score, it can be the right choice for some.
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Air Force Reserve Retirement Benefits

When you put time into serving your country, you get a few perks in exchange. One of those perks comes at retirement, when you’re entitled to a reward for your years of service in the form of retirement benefits. But what if you’re a member of the reserve military? Those who serve in military reserves are allowed to continue to work as a civilian, while putting in their military time one weekend a month.

How to Rent a Virtual Office Address

Starting a new business has never been easier. With only a laptop and a plan, you can launch your own startup from the comfort of your home. But there are challenges that come with running a business out of your home. You’ll need a mailing address for your letterhead, business cards and the contact page of your website.
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Best early Cyber Monday deals from Walmart

Cyber Monday has become more prevalent every year. With people shifting a great deal of their shopping online, it only makes sense that this year’s Cyber Monday will be the biggest ever.
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Dos and don’ts of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Once Turkey Day is over and the leftovers are safely stored in the refrigerator, the holiday shopping season begins. Whether you plan to wake up early and hit the stores or do all your Black Friday shopping online, a solid strategy can make or break your day. Even if this isn’t your first rodeo, it helps to have a refresher on how to survive two of the busiest shopping days of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
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Thanksgiving cookbooks with foolproof recipes

Nothing brings pressure to an uncomfortable cook like Thanksgiving Day. Although the holiday is really about spending time with loved ones, a large chunk of the day revolves around the food you eat. But even for someone who spends a decent amount of time in the kitchen, the prospect of making a turkey and getting all those sides together can be extremely overwhelming.
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20 Best pre-Black Friday deals

You can never start Christmas shopping too early, especially if you can find a few winning deals. Top retailers have already rolled out some deals in advance of the big shopping day. Here are 20 of the top pre-Black Friday deals to help start your shopping. Amazon has this 49-inch 4K TV for only $596.99, a price drop of just over $50 from its October price of $650.
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Be careful helping aspiring writers

Why one writer refuses to read unpublished manuscripts – and why you may consider doing the same. Aspiring writers are everywhere. That small fact is one of many things I’ve learned since announcing my first book deal. Every distant relative and former coworker seems to know someone who wants to write a book, and they have no problem sending them directly to you.
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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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