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:

15
Aug
Best Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus Offers

When you’re comparing the best credit cards, one of the first things you likely look at is the current sign-up bonus. A sign-up bonus is the credit card’s incentive for you to open a new account. Some examples of credit card sign-up bonuses include cash back after spending a certain amount in the first few […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
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14
Aug
Non-Owner Car Insurance in 2019

Even people who don’t own a car may need auto insurance. Non-owner car insurance is a policy for people who don’t have a car, but who need some liability coverage if they’re using another person’s car, or if they’re renting one. For drivers who cause damage or an injury due to an accident, liability insurance provides […]

Posted in: Insurance,
Tags: insurance-widget,
14
Aug
Best Boat Insurance: Compare Companies and Rates

Boat ownership comes with ample luxuries, but it also demands several responsibilities, including boat insurance to protect them incase an accident occurs. Owning a watercraft of any kind brings legal liabilities, and you’ll want to protect yourself as much as possible. After all, there are thousands of accidents involving boats every year in the U.S. […]

Posted in: Insurance,
13
Aug
What is the Bank Overdraft Protection Law?

Banks charge overdraft fees when account holders spend more than they have. The bank may approve those charges despite a lack of funds in your account, but for a fee. If you make multiple purchases with a negative balance, the bank will charge an overdraft fee multiple times. The median overdraft fee in the U.S. is $35, […]

Posted in: Banking,
13
Aug
Chase Auto Loan Finance Review

Chase Bank offers many types of financial products to consumers, including credit cards, prepaid cards, checking and savings accounts, mortgages, and more. It also offers car financing and refinancing through Chase Auto, which serves more than 3.7 million customers. But does it offer the best deal? Here’s a closer look at Chase Auto to help […]

Posted in: Auto Loans,
Tags: loan review, ptype_review,
10
Aug
Veterinary Practice Loans and Financing

Many veterinarians will start their careers by working within a practice that’s already well-established. Another option, either when you finish school or after you’ve worked as an associate at an established practice, is to start your own clinic. Building a new practice does require careful planning, as well as financing. Veterinary practice loans can help […]

Posted in: Small Business Loans,
Tags: ptype_cornersecond,
09
Aug
Average Cost of Motorcycle Insurance in 2019

Every motorcycle owner needs motorcycle insurance, whether they’re a full-time rider or only occasionally ride on the weekends. The average cost of motorcycle insurance can vary depending on the coverage you choose. Most states require that motorcycle owners have at least liability coverage. The minimum liability insurance requirement is the same as what’s required for

Posted in: Insurance,
03
Aug
Is Amazon Lending Worth It for Small Businesses?

Amazon Lending has been around since 2011, but it didn’t become a more widespread program until recently when it was announced they would be partnering with Bank of America. Through the BoA partnership, Amazon was able to gain access to the necessary capital to provide credit to more merchants. The Amazon Lending program is available […]

Posted in: Small Business Loans,
Tags: ptype_review,
01
Aug
Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefits to Be Devalued

While many consumers sign up for the best credit cards almost entirely for the rewards and perks they offer, those can and often do change. Anytime you receive a new credit card, you may not read through the agreement that comes with it, but it’s going to state that features and benefits of the rewards program can […]

Posted in: Credit Cards,
28
Jul
Small Business Financing in Iowa: Loans, Grants, and Investments

You might be seeking small business financing in Iowa for one of several reasons. You may be in the early stages of launching a completely new business, for example. You may want to expand an existing business, or perhaps you have a specific investment in mind such as purchasing new equipment. One of the most […]

Posted in: Small Business Loans,
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