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Emily Guy Birken

Former educator and author of three personal finance books.

Emily Guy Birken is a former educator and lifelong money nerd who specializes in the scientific research behind irrational money behaviors. Her background in education allows her to make complex financial topics relatable and easily understood by the layperson. She is the author of three books: "The Five Years Before You Retire," "Choose Your Retirement," and the forthcoming "Making Social Security Work for You." Her work has appeared on The Huffington Post, Business Insider, Kiplinger's, MSN Money, and The New York Times online.