Daniel Bortz Daniel is a freelance writer and real estate agent. He's been writing about personal finance and real estate for over a decade. Highlights: * Began as an editorial assistant at The Huffington Post * Former personal finance reporter at US News and World Report * Currently a real estate agent with Keller Williams * Freelance writer with a background in personal finance, real estate, home improvement, careers, and weddings About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.