Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson is an award-winning writer who is obsessed with frugality, budgeting, and travel. In addition to serving as Contributing Editor for The Simple Dollar, Holly writes for well-known publications such as U.S. News and World Report Travel, LendingTree, Travel Pulse, and Frugal Travel Guy. Holly is also the blogger behind the Club Thrifty website and the co-author of Zero Down Your Debt: Reclaim Your Income and Build a Life You’ll Love.

Articles by Holly Johnson

North American Savings Bank Mortgage Review

North American Savings Bank was founded in 1927 with the goal of making banking both convenient and secure. The bank now boasts more than $1... read more

Florida Debt Relief: Your Guide to State Laws and Managing Debt

Like every other state in the nation, Florida and its residents are no strangers to debt and its many implications. Credit card debt seems to... read more

Reverse Mortgage vs. Home Equity Loan

While homeownership rates have declined over the past decade across the country, the percentage of American seniors who own a home has stayed remarkably stable.... read more

What Is a USDA Direct Loan?

Some 60 million people now live in rural areas around the U.S. If you are a first-time homebuyer in one of these areas, you may... read more

Assuming a Mortgage with a VA Loan When You Buy or Sell

If you’re a military veteran or spouse eligible for a VA loan, there are numerous reasons to take advantage of this program when you buy... read more

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