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Stephanie Colestock

Credit, Debt, Investing, Retirement, Insurance
Baylor University


  • 11+ years of personal finance writing and editorial experience
  • Specializes in credit and debt, investing, savings, retirement, and insurance
  • Currently working toward a CFP® designation


Stephanie has been an authoritative voice in personal finance as both a writer and an editor for more than 11 years. She has written for Credit Karma, Investopedia, Quicken, and RateGenius, among others. She is also a former managing editor for Dough Roller.

As a freelance writer for the past 11 years, Stephanie has helped cultivate a love for personal finance among readers from all walks of life. She has also written about travel, health, wellness, and parenting. 


Stephanie earned a Bachelors of Science in Biology (Pre-Med designation) from Baylor University, in addition to a minor in English. She is currently working toward her CFP® designation.