Kat Tretina

Kat Tretina is a personal finance writer focused on helping people pay down debt and boost their incomes. Her own experience paying off $35,000 student loans ahead of schedule thanks to side hustles helps inform her writing on debt repayment, student loans and investing topics. Her work has been featured in publications like The Huffington Post, MarketWatch, Business Insider, and more.

Articles by Kat Tretina

Should You Use a Personal Loan for Investing?

While using a personal loan for investing can be a tempting proposition, it comes with substantial risk. There’s the chance your investments could lose their... read more

Personal Loans in Austin, Texas

University Federal Credit Union Velocity Credit Union Frost Bank APR 11.90% to 17.90% As low as 9.49% 10.00% to 15.50% Borrowing limits Not specified $500... read more

Disney Vacation Club: How It Works, Financing Costs and More

If you’re a Disney fanatic and love to travel, you’ve probably heard about Disney Vacation Club, a timeshare program that allows you to stay at... read more

Is It Better to Pay Off Debt or Save?

Debt is a significant crisis many people face. The average credit card balance for U.S. consumers in Q2 2019 was $6,194, according to Experian. That... read more

Debt Management Plans: What Are Your Options?

These days, it’s common to struggle with debt. The average person has $6,194 in credit card debt alone, according to Experian. You may also have... read more

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