About Zina Kumok
Personal finance writer
- Student Loans
- Credit Scores
- Personal Loans
- Education Planning
- Three-time Finalist For Best Personal Finance Contributor At The Plutus Awards
- Bachelor's degree in journalism from Indiana University
Personal Finance Experience
Zina has been a personal finance writer for almost a decade. In that time, she has written for prestigious publications and household brands.
She has also worked as a financial coach helping real consumers tackle their loans. She paid off her student loans in three years and documented the progress on her blog.
Latest from Zina Kumok
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