Janine Annett Janine Annett has written on many topics, from the serious to the silly, including personal finance, parenting, lifestyle, technology, aging, and much more. Her work has appeared in Real Simple, Parents, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New Yorker, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency, amongst others. She is the author of the humor book "I Am 'Why Do I Need Venmo?' Years Old." Janine lives in the lower Hudson Valley of New York with her husband, son, and dog. Highlights: - Author of the humor book "I Am 'Why Do I Need Venmo' Years Old" - Nearly two decades of experience writing - Has published 50+ articles in a wide range of styles and publications 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.