Carrie Ott

Carrie Ott

Carrie Ott is a graduate of Calvin College, where she earned dual honors degrees in Japanese and linguistics before moving on to Aston University for a master of science in forensic linguistics. She has worked as a copywriter, editor, and content production manager for nearly a decade, with a focus on finance, health and wellness, and catering. She lives near Detroit with her husband and a plethora of rescue and foster reptiles. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, competitive speedrunning, video games, and painting or sketching.

Articles by Carrie Ott:

04
Jan
Plumbing Financing: Compare Your Options

Plumbing problems tend to appear suddenly, leaving you with little time to prepare—especially financially. When a plumbing emergency is more costly than you can afford, you have financing options to cover the cost of your repairs.

Posted in: Home Equity, Personal Loans,
06
Jan
Safeco Homeowners Insurance Review

Safeco insurance provides home insurance and policy add-ons at generally affordable rates. However, negative customer reviews on claims fulfillment and rising prices are worth looking into.

Posted in: Insurance,
02
Jan
CitiMortgage Review

CitiMortgage features a variety of home loan options, including options for home buyers who aren’t able to make the standard down payment or who have a low credit score.

Posted in: Mortgages,
02
Jan
Reverse Mortgage Funding Review

Reverse Mortgage Funding offers a variety of reverse mortgage options, including the chance to use your home equity earlier than some other lenders. Thanks to stellar reviews and a quick application, many borrowers choose RMF for reverse mortgages.

Posted in: Mortgages,
10
Oct
How Does the Graduated Repayment Plan Work for Student Loans?

A graduated repayment plan could offer you lower monthly payments on your federal student loans right out of college. But it will mean paying more in interest over time. Here’s how to decide whether it’s right for you.

Posted in: Student Loans,
27
Sep
How to Know If You Qualify for Student Loan Cancellation

Students can have their federal loans canceled if they follow the rules required by the government. However, to cancel student loan debt, you need to qualify for some “unusual” circumstances or follow a strict program, and few borrowers will be eligible.

Posted in: Student Loans,
29
Jul
Bank of America Home Equity Line of Credit Review

Those interested in Bank of America home loans should know that only HELOCs are available. These are still a solid option because of possible interest rate discounts and extensive online services.

Posted in: Home Equity, Reviews,
27
Jun
Best Credit Cards for Restaurants

The best credit cards for dining enable you to earn cash back on dining. Many card issuers offer solid restaurant credit cards for businesses or individuals, so you’ll have to compare your options to decide which one is right for you.

Posted in: Credit Cards,