Ashley Sutphin Watkins

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:

30
Apr
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,
27
Mar
How to Avoid a Student Loan Tax Offset on Your Refund from Defaulting

Note about changes due to COVID-19: There have been changes to the federal student loan program as a part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) that passed in Congress on 3/27/2020 to help those affected by the Coronavirus. Until 1/31/2021, borrowers have the option to suspend payments without penalty, if needed. […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
09
Jan
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, Life Insurance,
07
Jan
Banner Life Insurance Review

Banner Life may be a good option for life insurance with its competitive pricing. Overall, it offers a well-established service and is worth researching quotes specific to your scenario if you are in the market for life insurance.

Posted in: Insurance,
06
Jan
Best Debt Management Companies

A good debt management company can help you deal with unsecured debt, such as from credit cards or medical bills, that you’re having trouble repaying. These companies might be able to help you simplify payments, reduce interest expenses, and save money on fees.

Posted in: Managing Debt, Personal Finance,
03
Jan
Nationwide Renters Insurance Review

Nationwide renters insurance can cover a variety of belongings and costs. The company offers renters insurance discounts and bundle savings deals.

Posted in: Insurance,
03
Jan
Best Personal Finance Software

An increasing array of personal finance software is changing the way people manage their money, simplifying complex finances at the touch of a button. Today’s best personal finance software offers innovative features and robust functionalities.

Posted in: Personal Finance,
03
Jan
Liberty Mutual Renters Insurance Review

Liberty Mutual is the third-largest property insurer in the U.S. and offers competitive policies including personal property and liability coverage. Add-on protections such as blanket jewelry coverage is also available.

Posted in: Insurance,
02
Jan
Chase Freedom Credit Card Review

The Chase Freedom card offers solid rewards in select rotating categories. Whether the card makes sense for you will depend on where you spend the most and your rewards preferences.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
02
Jan
Citi Double Cash Card Review

The Citi Double Cash Credit Card offers cardholders the opportunity to earn cash back on purchases, and when you pay off those purchases.

Posted in: Credit Cards,