Contributing Writer

Resides In

Nashville, Tennessee


University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Belmont University


Insurance (health and life), Debt, Banking and loans, Budgeting


  • Candidate for Certified Financial Planner Certification
  • 7+ years of experience covering debt, credit scores, banking products, mortgages, investing, income taxes, health and life insurance, estate planning, and student loans
  • Personal finance speaker and activist 


Kate has written extensively about bank products including personal loans, insurance products including health and life insurance, and home financial products.

Kate's work has appeared in Business Insider, Financial Planning Magazine, MagnifyMoney, Credit Karma, Simple Money Magazine.

She is passionate about LGBTQ+ advocacy. She serves as a Steering Committee member for the Human Rights Campaign Nashville. She also teaches financial literacy with Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee. She recently served on the Board of Directors for the Financial Planning Association of Middle Tennessee. 


Kate Dore graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell with a Bachelor's of Music degree with an emphasis in Music Business. She also has a Certificate in Financial Planning from Belmont University. She is a Candidate for Certified Financial Planner Certification. 

Quote from Kate Dore

“For capitalism to work, we all need one another.”