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Kristen Barrett

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

Current Role

Managing editor, LendEDU


  • Writing
  • Content Design
  • Proofreading
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary


  • 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

Top Lenders to Refinance Law School Loans

Law degrees often come with significant amounts of student loan debt. Fortunately, refinancing those law school loans can make that debt more manageable...

Explore Nelnet Bank: A Thorough Review of Nelnet Bank Private Student Loans

You may be assigned to Nelnet if you have federal student loans. Nelnet has been...

LendKey Student Loans: Know Your Borrowing Options

LendKey is a national student loan company that connects you with lenders offering private student...

Point Home Equity Review: The Debt-Free Way to Access Your Home’s Value

Point offers standard HELOCs, but you can also borrow against your home’s equity without a...

How to Refinance Student Loans Without a Degree

If you took out student loans but didn’t make it across the graduation stage, you...

How Splash Financial Can Help You Navigate Medical Residency and Student Loans

Splash Financial is a student loan refinance lender that allows you to see your rate...

Citizens Bank Student Loans: A Complete Review & Analysis

Citizens Bank student loans are available to undergraduates, graduates, and parents. Refinancing options with a...

An In-Depth Look at NaviRefi Student Loan Refinance

NaviRefi is an invite-only student loan refinance product for those looking to save on their...

Sallie Mae Student Loans: Thorough Review for Informed Borrowers

Sallie Mae offers loans for a variety of schooling levels with competitive rates, terms, and...

SoFi Private Student Loans: A Deep Dive into Rates, Terms, and Benefits

SoFi recently announced it would offer private student loans in addition to its existing student...