Kristin Colella

Kristin Colella is an experienced writer and editor who specializes in personal finance and lifestyle content. She hopes to inspire readers to make financially responsible choices while still enjoying life to the fullest.

Recent Articles By The Author

Credit Card Best Practices: What to Charge on Your Plastic

Credit Card Best Practices: What to Charge on Your Plastic

From medical bills to travel expenses, here’s a rundown of which purchases should be put on your credit card—and which should be left off plastic.

The Best and Worst Things to Charge on Your Credit Card

The Best and Worst Things to Charge on Your Credit Card

From medical bills to travel expenses, here’s a rundown of which purchases should be put on your credit card -- and which should be left off plastic.

Shop Red, White & Blue: The Best July 4th Sales 2015

Shop Red, White & Blue: The Best July 4th Sales 2015

The fantastic deals at these major retailers would make Uncle Sam proud.

Father's Day Money Advice for New Dads

Father's Day Money Advice for New Dads

Dads from around the country share important financial lessons they’ve learned while raising their kids.

Money Advice for New Dads: Experienced Fathers Offer Words of Wisdom

Money Advice for New Dads: Experienced Fathers Offer Words of Wisdom

Dads from around the country share important financial lessons they’ve learned while raising their kids.

6 True Tales of Early Retirement Success

6 True Tales of Early Retirement Success

Want to retire before entering your 60s? Take cues from these ambitious professionals.

'How I Retired Early': 6 Folks Share Their Unique Journeys and Secrets to Success

'How I Retired Early': 6 Folks Share Their Unique Journeys and Secrets to Success

Want to retire before entering your 60s? Take cues from these ambitious professionals.

The Best Credit Cards for Retirees: Which Belongs in Your Wallet?

The Best Credit Cards for Retirees: Which Belongs in Your Wallet?

Here are the five best credit cards to help seniors earn cash back, rack up travel rewards or pay down debt.

'What I Wish I Had Known About Money in My 20s': 6 True Stories

'What I Wish I Had Known About Money in My 20s': 6 True Stories

Everyday Americans reflect on the money mistakes they made as twentysomethings to help a new generation get on the right financial path.

8 Essential Tips for Moms Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

8 Essential Tips for Moms Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

From letting go of "mommy guilt" to creating a more flexible schedule, here are tips to help you survive and thrive during the first few months back at work.