About Crediful

Mission Statement

“Our mission is to empower individuals to achieve financial freedom through accurate, reliable, and timely information.”

How We Fulfill Our Mission

We achieve this by offering well-researched, clear, and expert-reviewed articles and guides on personal finance topics ranging from improving credit scores to wise investment strategies. Our dedicated team works tirelessly to ensure that you have the resources you need to make financially savvy decisions.

Who We Are

Established in 2007, Crediful has been a trusted authority in all things personal finance. From helping people improve their credit and manage their debt, to mortgage, auto, personal, and student loans, we're here to guide you through your financial journey.

We are committed to providing you with financial information that is both accurate and useful. Our commitment to factual, up-to-date information is the cornerstone of our work.

Each piece of advice, every article, and all recommendations go through a rigorous vetting process led by our editorial team and supported by in-depth research.

How We Ensure Quality

  • Fact-Checking: Before we publish, each article undergoes rigorous fact-checking, backed by credible sources.
  • Peer Reviews: Our articles are often peer-reviewed by financial experts to ensure factual accuracy and relevance.
  • Reader Feedback: We value your input and regularly update our content based on user feedback and emerging trends.
  • Transparency: We disclose any affiliations or partnerships that might influence our recommendations. Our priority is to provide advice that serves our readers' best interests.


If you ever find information that seems inaccurate or out-of-date, we encourage you to contact us. We are committed to correcting errors promptly as part of our dedication to reliable, trustworthy information.

Our Core Values


We're committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in our content. We only recommend services and products that have passed our rigorous evaluation process, ensuring you can trust our recommendations as you would a healthy credit report.


Our dedication to expertise ensures that our articles and guides are accurate, relevant, and actionable. We continually invest in professional development for our team to stay abreast of the latest industry insights. Our goal is to break down complex financial information into digestible, easy-to-understand insights.


We understand that you rely on us for crucial financial information. That's why we put an emphasis on factual accuracy, consistency in our updates, and responsiveness to emerging trends and feedback from our readers.


We aim to give you the tools you need to improve your financial life. From articles and calculators to step-by-step guides, our content is designed to empower you to make well-informed decisions. And best of all, the resources we offer are, and always will be, 100% free.

Making Finance Easier

Meet the Team

Crediful consists of a passionate team focused on helping friends and family alike achieve financial freedom.

Allison Martin

Senior Writer

Allison Martin is a syndicated financial writer, author, and Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI)

Angela Pearse

Finance Writer

Angela is a blogger for Zumper who frequently combines travel with freelance writing

Anne Bouleanu

Finance Writer

Anne Bouleanu is a freelance journalist based in Chicago

Ariana Arghandewal is a travel hacker and travel rewards expert who earns over 1.5 million miles every year

Bob Haegele

Finance Writer

Bob Haegele is a freelance writer and personal finance blogger at The Frugal Fellow

Catherine Alford

Finance Writer

Catherine Alford is the go-to personal finance expert for educated, aspirational moms who want to recapture their life passions, earn more, reach their goals, and take on a more active financial role in their families

Catherine Schwartz

Finance Editor

Catherine is a personal finance writer covering investing, credit, debt and banking topics to help people achieve financial freedom

Corie Colliton


Corie Colliton Wagner is a proficient writer and researcher at Crediful, known for her expertise in digital communications and content marketing

Dawn Allcot

Finance Editor

Dawn Allot is a personal finance writer and content marketing expert specializing in finance, travel, real estate, and technology

Holly Johnson

Finance Editor

Holly Johnson is a credit card expert, award-winning writer, and mother of two who is obsessed with frugality, budgeting, and travel

Jamie Cattanach

Finance Editor

Jamie Cattanach is a freelance writer whose work has been featured at Fodor's, Yahoo, SELF, The Motley Fool, Roads & Kingdoms, and other outlets.

Jamie Johnson

Senior Writer

Jamie Johnson is a freelance writer who has been featured in publications like InvestorPlace and GOBankingRates

Kiara Taylor

Finance Editor

Kiara Taylor is a financial writer and Research Analyst

Laura Harris

Finance Editor

Laura Harris is a writer, financial coach, and author of "The Stay-at-Home Mom Blueprint." Her passion for equipping families with financial tools and knowledge stems from her own debt-free journey with her husband in 2012

Lauren Ward

Finance Editor

Lauren is a personal finance writer who strives to equip readers with the knowledge to achieve their financial objectives

Lauren Wellbank

Finance Writer

Lauren Wellbank is a writer and former mortgage professional from the suburbs of Philadelphia

Miranda Marquit

Finance Editor

Miranda has been covering personal finance topics for more than 10 years as a freelance writer and journalist

Paige Cerulli

Finance Editor

Paige Cerulli is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in publications like Business Insider and Bing

Samantha Hawrylack

Finance Writer

Samantha Hawrylack is a personal finance expert with a passion for writing and SEO who has been featured in publications like Grow, MSN, CNBC, Clever Girl Finance, Credit Donkey, and more

Sarah Sharkey

Finance Writer

Sarah Sharkey is a personal finance writer who enjoys helping people make better financial decisions

Steven Brennan

Finance Writer

Steven Brennan is a freelance writer specializing in finance and cryptocurrency