Katie Oelker

Katie Oelker

MA
expertise
Insurance, investing, budgeting, consumer credit, credit card rewards
currently
Personal Finance Writer
education
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, Bethel University

Highlights

  • Katie Oelker is a former fee-based financial advisor and business educator, with 12+ years of experience in business and business education
  • Katie passed both the FINRA Series 7 and 66 exams and holds life, home, disability, and auto insurance licenses
  • Her writing has been featured in publications such as Business Insider, Bankrate, and Credit Knocks
  • Katie holds degrees in both Business Administration and Education

Experience

Katie is a personal finance writer, educator, and coach with over 12 years of experience in business and business education. Her experience includes auditing for a large national bank, teaching high school business education classes, working as a financial advisor and coach, and now writing for various financial publications and blogs. 

Katie has also been licensed in auto, home, life, and disability insurance and has written about these types of insurance for publications such as Business Insider, Insurance Dodo, InvestingAnswers, among others.

Education

Katie earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire and followed that with a Master of Arts degree in secondary education and teaching from Bethel University. She also passed the FINRA Series 7 and 66 exams and holds life, home, disability, and auto insurance licenses.