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

The Best Free Apps to Download for Your Super Bowl Party This Sunday

The Best Free Apps to Download for Your Super Bowl Party This Sunday

From suggesting great game-day recipes to providing awesome coupons for food and party supplies, these handy apps can make your party prep a whole lot easier.

Turning Passions Into Careers: 6 People Who Are Making a Living Doing What They Love

Turning Passions Into Careers: 6 People Who Are Making a Living Doing What They Love

Here are the stories of folks who left their stable jobs behind to follow their dreams.

How to Plan an Awesome Kid’s Birthday Party on a Budget: 10 Tips for Cost-Conscious Parents

How to Plan an Awesome Kid’s Birthday Party on a Budget: 10 Tips for Cost-Conscious Parents

You don’t have to shell out big bucks to throw an unforgettable party for your little one—all it takes is some creativity and careful planning.

5 Offensive Product Names That Make Us Cringe: Moniker Madness!

5 Offensive Product Names That Make Us Cringe: Moniker Madness!

Distasteful doesn’t even begin to describe the ridiculous names for these products.

New Year, New You: The Best Free Apps to Make Your 2015 Resolutions Stick

New Year, New You: The Best Free Apps to Make Your 2015 Resolutions Stick

From getting in shape to swearing off cigarettes, you can keep your New Year’s goals with a little help from your smartphone.

Money Resolutions for 2015: How Folks Plan to Improve Their Finances in the New Year

Money Resolutions for 2015: How Folks Plan to Improve Their Finances in the New Year

Americans from around the country tell us how they'll spend less and save more in the coming year.

5 Money Lessons Courtesy of Your Favorite Holiday Movies

5 Money Lessons Courtesy of Your Favorite Holiday Movies

'It's A Wonderful Life' and 'A Christmas Story' are among the films that have many profound financial lessons.

5 Money Lessons You Can Learn From Watching Your Favorite Holiday Movies

5 Money Lessons You Can Learn From Watching Your Favorite Holiday Movies

Here’s the financial takeaway from popular seasonal flicks like "A Christmas Story" and "It’s a Wonderful Life."

‘The Worst Holiday Gift I Ever Received’: 6 Bizarre & Funny Stories

‘The Worst Holiday Gift I Ever Received’: 6 Bizarre & Funny Stories

Folks recall the holiday gifts that made them blush, cringe or burst out in laughter.

The Smartest And Dumbest Ways to Pay Off Credit Card Debt: 8 Essential Tips

The Smartest And Dumbest Ways to Pay Off Credit Card Debt: 8 Essential Tips

Follow these dos and don'ts to finally free yourself of all those bills.