Catherine Fredman

Catherine Fredman

Catherine Fredman writes and edits extensively about personal finance. Her articles have appeared in Consumer Reports Money Adviser, Fidelity Viewpoints, TIAA-CREF, The New York Times and consumer magazines. She is also a ghostwriter/collaborator of blogs, books and memoirs, including the best-selling Direct from Dell by Michael Dell, Use the News by Maria Bartiromo, and Swimming Across by Andy Grove.

  1. Find The Best Homeowners' Insurance
    Insurance

    Find The Best Homeowners' Insurance

    Don't wait for the next Hurricane Sandy to find out if your homeowners' insurance really protects you. Test your insurance savvy now and get what you need.
  2. Evaluating An Heirloom
    Home & Auto

    Evaluating An Heirloom

    Whether it's jewelry, furniture or a book collection, once you inherit it you need to decide what to do with it. First, find out what it's worth.
  3. Divorce Over 50: Seven Mistakes to Avoid
    Retirement

    Divorce Over 50: Seven Mistakes to Avoid

    With longer lives and women's greater financial independence, divorces at 50+ are soaring. How to avoid money trouble when you sever ties with your spouse.
  4. What Women Investors Are Doing Right
    Savings

    What Women Investors Are Doing Right

    Women's risk aversion, penchant for research – and lack of male-style "irrational exuberance" – means their investing strategies often put them ahead.
  5. Why Caregiving Costs Women
    Retirement

    Why Caregiving Costs Women

    Fueled by extended life expectancies, lost wages from reduced work and rising healthcare costs, women are now the hardest hit when it comes to caregiving for an elderly parent.
  6. Insurance for Millennials
    Insurance

    Insurance for Millennials

    Four insurance must-haves – and one maybe – for Generation Y