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Financial Journalist whose insights have been featured in Forbes, TIME, Business Insider, and more.

About Me

Qiana Chavaia is a sophisticated copywriter and marketing communications professional with over a decade of experience in business, real estate, marketing, and financial journalism. A recognized expert in her field, Qiana's insights have appeared in major national publications, including TIME and Forbes, and her real estate licensure in states ranging from NY to FL provides her with a broad view of both local and national real estate markets.

Industries I Write About

Real Estate




My Writing Samples

How Retailers and Restaurateurs Can Boost In-Store Sales Through Specialty Leasing

How Retailers and Restaurateurs Can Boost In-Store Sales Through Specialty Leasing.


The Wallet Wars: The Battle Rages Over Virtual Wallet Technology

virtual wallet technology is still new, and quite a few battles are being waged over how the technology will take its place in society. Here’s the scoop on what’s happening on the frontlines.



The fall of Mike Jeffries from his post as CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a high-profile lesson in branding gone wrong. A brand's value is only as good as its ability to adapt to trends. With one serious misstep, a brand can vanish as quickly as it appeared.


7 Ways to Guarantee You Get Your Apartment Deposit Back

Forking over a security deposit, sometimes equivalent to one month’s rent, is a necessary evil, but here are six ways to ensure you get your apartment deposit back.


6 Smart Ways to Make Money Today

Don’t wait until times get tough before you try these six smart ways to overcome a cash crunch.


8 jaw-dropping tax havens of the super rich

There are roughly 80 countries that are considered tax havens. These are secrecy jurisdictions with incredibly low to no taxes.


How to Save for Retirement Without a 401(k)

According to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, of full-time private sector workers, 25% were denied access to employer-sponsored retirement plans. Here is what you can do if your employer doesn’t offer a retirement plan.



Director of Real Estate

A Representative of company's broad scope of interests in real estate matters ranging from acquisitions, leasing, and sub-leasing.

Company: MHP Real Estate Services

I worked there from 1/2014 until now

Financial Journalist

Produced fact-checked keyword rich blog posts for a small business investment firm.

Company: Strategic Funding Source

I worked there from 6/2016 until now

Editorial Assistant and Frugal Living Staff Writer

Content strategy team member of personal finance website with an audience of 14 million monthly visitors.

Company: Wise Bread a.k.a Killer Aces Media

I worked there from 4/2014 until 6/2016

Personal Finance Writer

Writer for fast-growing digital investment tech company - including web copy and blog posts.

Company: Future Advisor

I worked there from 6/2014 until 7/2016

Administrative & Marketing Director

Managed New York branch of an international counterintelligence consultancy and handled all aspects of marketing and media relations.

Company: The Soufan Group

I worked there from 9/2011 until 12/2013

Marketing & Leasing Manager

Negotiated leases to secure retail locations and managed the marketing activities of a national retail chain.

Company: The Shade Store

I worked there from 1/2009 until 9/2011

Content I Write