Christine DiGangi

General Manager, at Dotdash Meredith
On the record
Represented by:
Share profile 

Christine DiGangi has dedicated the majority of her career to financial education, writing thousands of articles about the consumer credit system and how to manage personal finances. In 2019, she joined The Balance as Editorial Director. She stepped into the role of General Manager in 2022, after three years of leading The Balance's content strategy and operations.

Previously, Christine served as the managing editor of mortgage content at LendingTree, an editor and writer for, communications coordinator for the Society of Professional Journalists, and a copy editor for The New York Times. She has more than a decade of experience in service journalism, as a reporter, editor, and vocal advocate for ethics and accuracy in publishing.

Her writing has been featured on MarketWatch, USA Today, MSN Money, Yahoo Finance, and The New York Times International Weekly. Christine has also spoken about budgeting, student loan management, and investing at community events attended by a wide range of people, from high school students to retirees.

While leading the editorial team at The Balance, Christine set the publication's standards for high-quality service journalism, followed by the dozens of writers and editors who contribute to The Balance. She developed a multi-layered editing process that follows strict sourcing standards in service of publishing accurate, clear, helpful articles for The Balance's millions of readers.

Recent Quotes
Sign up to view all
  • As spending peaks around the holidays, it's important to remember that it's rarely—if ever—a good idea to take on credit card debt, and the disconnect is likely a result of the widespread misconception that carrying a credit card balance helps your credit score, when it actually doesn't. The good news is there's a huge opportunity to help people better understand their money, and they have ample time to correct their perceptions of debt.

  • A more expensive gift isn’t always a better gift.

Sign up to view all