Shannon Serpette

Shannon Serpette is a mother of two and an award-winning journalist and freelancer who lives in Illinois. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in English from Illinois Wesleyan University before beginning her 20-year career in newspapers. When she’s not spending time with her children, she is often pursuing her favorite hobbies—running, metal detecting, kayaking, and reading about personal finance.

Articles by Shannon Serpette:

04
Jan
Student Loans for International Students

For international students, finding financial aid can be one of the biggest hurdles to getting an education abroad. However, there are student loans for international students available below.

Posted in: Student Loans,
04
Jan
Oscar Health Insurance Review

If you’re seeking private health insurance but are interested in a newer face in the industry that makes use of technology, you might want to consider Oscar Health Insurance. It uses intuitive apps that make finding a doctor easier and less time-consuming.

Posted in: Insurance,
04
Jan
ASPCA Pet Insurance Review

ASPCA pet insurance offers a variety of plans, whether you want complete coverage or just need to be covered in case of accidents. You get to choose your deductibles and benefit limits.

Posted in: Pet Insurance, Reviews (2),
04
Jan
Hometap Review: How a Hometap Investment Works

Hometap can help you access your home equity without taking on debt.

Posted in: Home Equity, Reviews (2),
04
Jan
Ascent Student Loans Review

Ascent offers student loans for undergraduates and graduates with or without a cosigner. Students who don’t have an income, credit history, or a cosigner at their disposal will need to meet Ascent's criteria to be approved for a non-cosigned loan.

Posted in: Private Student Loans, Student Loans,
23
Dec
Prudent Pet Insurance Review

Prudent Pet insurance offers accidental-only coverage or a combination of accident and illness coverage. By choosing your reimbursement percentage, annual coverage limits, and deductible, you can control your monthly premium costs.

Posted in: Pet Insurance,
02
Oct
Personal Loans in Washington State

You have plenty of options for personal loans in Washington state through local or national lenders. Whether you live in Spokane, Seattle, Vancouver, or anywhere in between, which loans you qualify for depends largely on your credit score.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
02
Oct
Personal Loans in New York

Borrowers have several solid local and national banks and credit unions to choose from when it comes to personal loans in New York. Beware of predatory payday loans, and always shop around for the best rates.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
02
Oct
Holiday Loans: Online Lenders & Borrowing Advice

Holiday loans could help you pay for gifts, events, and a trip home for the holidays. But before borrowing, compare interest rates and figure out whether you have more affordable financing options.

Posted in: Personal Loans,
02
Oct
Personal Loans in New Jersey

New Jersey residents looking for personal loans have several high-quality national lenders to choose from and some solid local options. Avoid payday loans if possible, and do your homework to get a good rate.

Posted in: Personal Loans,