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Kristen Barrett, MAT

Kristen Barrett is a managing editor at LendEDU. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, and has edited and written personal finance content since 2015.

About Kristen Barrett, MAT

Current Role

Managing editor, LendEDU


  • Writing
  • Content Design
  • Proofreading
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary

Certifications & Degrees

  • MAT
  • Bachelor’s degree in English from Thomas More University, associate's in communication from Thomas More University, master’s degree in English education from Northern Kentucky University

Personal Finance Experience

Kristen has worked as a full-time editor of personal finance content since 2015.

Her areas of interest include student loans, mortgages and home equity, and pet insurance.

Latest from Kristen Barrett, MAT

Capital One Home Equity Review

Capital One, a national bank known for its wide range of financial products, has been a go-to for many seeking diverse banking solutions. ...

Prosperity Bank Home Equity Review

Prosperity Bank offers a home equity loan product for Texas and Oklahoma borrowers seeking to leverage the equity in their homes. The bank...

Precision Tax Relief Review

Precision Tax can help with various tax issues, from Offer in Compromise negotiations to annual tax preparation. Its staff of expert professionals includes...

AKC Pet Insurance Review

Our team hasn’t yet rated AKC Pet Insurance, so it hasn’t earned a specific best-for designation. But its pet insurance options might appeal...

Costco Pet Insurance Review

If you’re a pet owner seeking comprehensive coverage without breaking the bank, Figo pet insurance from Costco might be on your list of...

Birch Gold Review: Is This the Gold IRA Provider for You?

Founded in 2003, Birch Gold Group aims to empower individuals to diversify their wealth with...

Noble Gold Review: An In-Depth Look at How to Invest in Gold and Silver

Founded in 2017 to simplify the process of precious metal investment, Noble Gold aims to...

Lower Home Equity Review

Lower’s home equity line of credit (HELOC) can give you access to a revolving line of credit that lets you borrow against the...

Is the Aven Card the Future of Home Equity? A Comprehensive Review

If you’re a homeowner in the U.S., you might have heard of Aven’s credit card....

How to Get Rid of Navient Private Student Loans

Navigating the complexities of student loans can be daunting, especially when dealing with private loans...