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Jennifer Streaks
WUSA9 Consumer Finance Writer

Jennifer P. Streaks, is a financial contributor in Washington, DC who has more than a decade of finance, investment management, and securities experience.

Ms. Streaks entered the financial industry as an analyst with the National Association of Securities Dealers, where she was on the front-lines problem solving crucial developments such as insider trading and market manipulation. She continued her career in the financial sector as counsel in both the securities and banking industries for major companies including KPMG, LLP where her client list included Merrill Lynch, Fleet Boston Bank and Legg Mason. Two of Ms. Streaks’ primary responsibilities included interfacing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and developing financial and ethics programs to protect investors. Ms. Streaks has now focused her career on consumer finance and economic issues and is writing a book to help the average consumer navigate financial pitfalls.

A noted contributor on finance issues, Ms. Streaks has hosted political news television show News/Counterpoint, and has served as a financial expert for US News and World Report. Ms. Streaks was also a financial contributor for Mind Over Money, a financial news program on WUSA TV, a Washington CBS affiliate. Recently, Ms. Streaks was an on-air contributor for MSNBC and FOX discussing savings, end of the year tax tips and big banks versus credit unions. For up to the minute financial tips and news, follow Jennifer on Twitter at twitter.com/JStreaks