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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 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.

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.

Hometap vs. Unlock: Home Equity Sharing Comparison

Hometap and Unlock both offer home equity sharing agreements. One offers higher loan amounts, while...

How to Pull Equity Out of Your Home

There are many ways to access home equity, including home equity loans, HELOCs, cash-out refinances, and home equity sharing agreements.

How to Use Home Equity for Renovations & Home Improvements

Home equity loans and home equity lines of credit can be smart ways to cover...

Should Service Dogs Have Pet Insurance?

Service dogs are often life-changing for people with disabilities. A service dog and a typical pet both form bonds with their families and...

Pet Insurance That Covers Spaying & Neutering

Pet insurance doesn’t typically cover spaying or neutering surgeries, but some wellness plan add-ons do.