Kat Tretina Personal Finance Writer


Personal Finance Should Always Feel Like A No Shame zone.


My Approach

You can expect me to approach the writing assignment with both your needs and the needs of the reader at the forefront of my work. I lead first with an approachable and empathetic voice, avoiding judgmental ‘avocado toast tutorials’ and absolutes that don’t leave room for other lived experiences. My years of experience and specific expertise within personal finance and student loans make me a dependable source for reliable published pieces with vetted stories.

My services include: Web content, Ghostwriting, Print articles, and Workshops. 

Areas of Expertise

I’ve written personal finance content for many clients, including well-known outlets like The Buy Side From Wall Street Journal, USA Today, U.S. News, Forbes Advisor and more. If your content falls outside of these areas, we can have a discussion to see if I can assist you or point you to a colleague. 

Selected Work:

I’ve written many articles on a variety of topics, but here are a few of my favorites:

Student Loans/Higher Education

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