A photograph shows Stephanie Colestock.
expertise
Loans, Debt, Credit, Retirement
currently
Freelance Personal Finance Writer
education
Baylor University

Highlights

  • 11+ years of personal finance writing and editorial experience
  • Expertise in loans, credit and debt, savings, retirement, and more
  • Working toward a Certified Financial Planning (CFP) designation

Experience

Stephanie Colestock has over 11 years of experience as a writer and editor in the personal finance space. She has written for Credit Karma, Investopedia, RateGenius, Rocket Loans, and several other websites. She is also a former managing editor for the personal finance website Dough Roller.

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

Education

Stephanie earned a bachelor's degree in biology (pre-med designation) from Baylor University in Texas. She also has a minor in English. Stephanie is working toward her Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.