Cassidy Horton

Cassidy Horton is a finance writer passionate about helping people find financial freedom. With an MBA and a bachelor's in public relations, her work has been published more than a thousand times online.


About Cassidy Horton

Current Role

Personal finance writer


Banking, insurance, home loans


Bachelor's degree in public relations and MBA from Georgia Southern University

Personal Finance Experience

Cassidy has researched and written more than a thousand articles on banking, insurance, loans, and more. She first became interested in the personal finance industry after paying off $18,000 in debt within 10 months of graduating college.

Cassidy later went on to triple her salary in two years by ditching her eight-to-five job to write for a living. Today, she runs her own copywriting business and a finance website for freelancers.

Latest from Cassidy Horton

How Life Insurance Works

Life insurance can either be temporary or permanent. Learn about the different types of policies and how to choose the right coverage for...

What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover?

Homeowners insurance covers property damage, theft, and personal liability. But not all policies are the same. Here’s what homeowners insurance does and doesn’t...

How Does Homeowners Insurance Work?

Learn how homeowners insurance can protect your property and finances from unexpected damage caused by natural disasters, theft, and more.

Renters Insurance in California

After 30+ hours of research, here are our picks for the best renters insurance in California, among our top partners.

How to Get a Mortgage

Find out all about mortgages, from preapproval to denial, and get tips on choosing the right lender and finding the best terms.

How Does a Mortgage Work?

Discover the ins and outs of how a mortgage works, from eligibility requirements to the approval process, and get one step closer to...

Home Equity Loan and HELOC Promotions

Unlock your home's potential with a HELOC, and save money with the best home equity loan promotions. Discover how to compare and find...

Best HELOC Introductory Rates

After hours of research, here are our picks for the five best HELOC introductory rates among many lenders.