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Stephanie Colestock

Stephanie is an experienced personal finance writer with more than a decade of experience as a freelancer.

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About Stephanie Colestock

Current Role

Personal finance writer


Loans, insurance, real estate investing, credit, debt


Bachelor's degree from Baylor University

Personal Finance Experience

Stephanie has been a freelance writer since 2012, and has been creating personal finance content since 2015. She began her foray into the financial vertical as the editor-in-chief for a leading personal finance website. When that site was sold, she began freelance writing for authoritative news sites and various blogs.

Stephanie's areas of expertise include loans, insurance, real estate investing, consumer credit and debt, and retirement. She is also a real estate investor and a candidate for the certified financial planner (CFP®) certification.

Latest from Stephanie Colestock

Sell2Rent Home Equity Review

You can pass on the homeownership risk to someone else, but still remain in your home, by selling your property with Sell2Rent.

Upstart Auto Loan Refinance Review

Upstart auto refinance loans are available for up to $60,00, and borrowers can be approved using factors like employment and education history.

Valley National Bank Home Equity Review

Valley National Bank is a regional bank offering home equity loans and lines of credit to select customers in certain states.

Carputty Auto Loan Review

Carputty Flexline offers a line of credit up to $250,000 that can be used to purchase cars, refinance loans, or buy out an...

PNC Home Equity Review

PNC Bank offers one home equity product, the Choice home equity line of credit (HELOC), to access up to 89.9% of your home’s...

Splitero Home Equity Review

A unique approach to home equity, Splitero invests in your home’s future value with no monthly payments and no minimum credit score required.

Peanut Butter Student Loan Assistance Review

Peanut Butter is an easy-to-use platform for employers who want to offer student loan reimbursement benefits to eligible employees.

Student Loans for Books and Supplies

Most students use loans to cover their tuition and fees, but you can also use these funds to pay for supplies, books, and...

SECU Home Equity Review

SECU HELOCs are available to eligible members and offer lines of credit for up to 90% of your primary, secondary, or investment home’s...

Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union Home Equity Review

We reviewed Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union (RBFCU), a Texas-based lender offering home equity loans and...