Robert Farrington

Robert Farrington

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Robert Farrington is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The College Investor. As America’s Millennial Money Expert® and America’s Student Loan Debt Expert™, Farrington helps people take control of their personal finances and help savvy companies and brands connect with consumers to help them better their financial lives. Farrington is also active in the FinTech space, helping consumer-facing companies strategize and execute social media and marketing messages. He is regularly featured across a variety of media, from mainstream television and radio, newspapers, magazines, and podcasts.

Robert Farrington is regularly featured across a variety of media, including:

  • Fox 2 News St.Louis - Robert discussed student loan consolidation scams with Mike Columbo for Fox 2 News in St. Louis. 
  • CBS 2 Pittsburg - Robert discussed student loan scams with Jon Delano for CBS 2 News in Pittsburg. 
  • BYU Radio - Robert talked about student loan debt repayment strategies and how to think about paying for college with The Lisa Show on BYU Radio.
  • Fast Company - Fast Company highlighted The College Investor as one of the six best resources for tax season.
  • NBC News - NBC News covered Robert's article on the best free tax filing software options for consumers in their consumer reports segment.
  • USA Today - Robert was cited in a story about why it's never a good idea to lend out your credit card to friends (even though 50% of people do it).
  • Entrepreneur - Robert discussed why a blog is better than an MBA and why graduate students need to consider the ROI of their college degree with Entrepreneur.