Veneta Lusk is a family finance expert, freelance writer and blogger at BecomingLifeSmart.com. After becoming debt free, she made it her mission to empower people to get smart about their finances. Her writing and financial expertise have been featured in notable publications like MSN Money, Yahoo! Finance, Go Banking Rates, The Penny Hoarder and Money Talks News. She holds a degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.