Resides In

Orlando, FL


West Chester University, Elizabethtown College


Credit cards, Student loans, Personal loans, Pet insurance

Company Info

Kat Tretina LLC


  • Working as a freelance writer for over five years covering debt repayment, student loans and investing
  • Paid off $35,000 in her own student loan debt several years ahead of schedule
  • Her work has been published by Experian, Credit Karma, Student Loan Hero, and more


Kat Tretina is a personal finance writer and certified student loan counselor based in Orlando, Florida. Dedicated to helping people build a solid financial foundation, she has written about debt repayment, investing, and insurance—including auto, life, and health coverage—for major publications. Her work has been published by The Huffington Post, Business Insider, Credit Karma, and more. She earned her bachelor's degree in English and Communications from Elizabethtown College and graduated from West Chester University with her master's in Communications.


Kat went to Elizabethtown College, where she double-majored in English and Communications. She then went to West Chester University, where she got a master's degree in Communications. 

Quote from Kat Tretina

 "If you want to build financial security and long-term wealth, work to create multiple income streams. It will help you weather any major changes that come your way."