Ashley Sutphin Watkins

Ashley Sutphin Watkins is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill where she studied journalism. She has worked as a journalist, content creator, and copywriter for nearly a decade, with a focus on personal finance, real estate, and healthcare. She now lives in Knoxville with her husband and young kids. During her free time, she enjoys traveling and enjoying the outdoors in East Tennessee.

Articles by Ashley Sutphin Watkins:

08
Nov
LendingClub Competitors and Alternatives

There are alternatives to both LendingClub's personal loans and business loans that are worth considering.

Posted in: Personal Loans, Small Business Loans,
Tags: ptype_alternatives,
07
Nov
Best Home Improvement Loans for 2019

If you’re looking for a home improvement loan, you have several options including personal loans, home equity loans, and other financing choices.

Posted in: Personal Loan Uses, Personal Loans,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond, stage_conversion,
05
Nov
How to Get a Personal Loan

Taking out a personal loan is similar to getting other loans. You need to find a bank or lender that meet your needs and then submit some information.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
04
Nov
SoFi Private Student Loans Review

SoFi recently announced it would offer private student loans in addition to its existing student loan refinancing options. These undergraduate loans have no fees and are managed entirely online.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
04
Nov
Healthy Paws Pet Insurance Review

Healthy Paws offers good coverage and a solid value for pet owners. There aren’t caps on payouts and conditions such as hip dysplasia are often covered, although there are age limits and waiting periods.

Posted in: Insurance, Pet Insurance, Pet Insurance,
Tags: product review, ptype_review,
23
Oct
Grad PLUS Loan Guide

The Grad PLUS Loan is a federal education loan for graduate students. The Grad PLUS Loan is also available to students who are going to attend professional school. The interest rate for this loan is fixed, and the borrower’s credit history is a factor in eligibility.

Posted in: Student Loans,
20
Sep
Student Loans for Bad Credit

Bad credit student loans from the federal government and private lenders are available to students and parents with no or poor credit.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
20
Sep
Capital One Student Loans: Alternatives to Consider

Capital One doesn’t offer student loans, although it does offer other forms of financing. For those trying to fund their college education, these other financial products are viable alternatives to Capital One student loans.

Posted in: Student Loans,
Tags: ptype_alternatives,
29
Jul
Best Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance provides lifetime insurance coverage and policies also accrue a cash value. Whole life insurance tends to have more expensive premiums than term life insurance.

Posted in: Insurance,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
24
Jul
Southwest Airlines Credit Cards

Southwest offers generous signup bonuses and rewards on several cards. Our pick for the best personal card is the Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Card and our pick for the best business card is the Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Business credit card.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,