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Kathryn Underwood

Kate Underwood is a former high school teacher who now creates financial content for a variety of sites. Personal finance is a passion for her because it has enabled her to design a more purposeful life, and she loves sharing that empowerment with others.

More From Kathryn

  • Woman checking her credit score on a smartphone
    Personal Finance

    When Does Checking Your Credit Score Lower It? Understanding the Dip

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • John DeLorean in a DeLorean car
    Net Worth

    Why John DeLorean’s Net Worth Was $500,000 at the Time of His Death

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Jazzercise class
    Personal Finance

    Top Low-Cost Franchises With High Profit—Ready-to-Go Businesses

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • New York Stock Exchange
    IPOs

    What Time Do IPOs Start Trading on a Public Stock Exchange?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Mask requirement sign
    News

    Stores Consider Bringing Back Mask Mandates After Latest CDC Guidance

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Walmart sign
    News

    What Colleges Will Walmart Pay For? Tuition Policy Changes, Explained

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Dana White
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Dana White Made Hundreds of Millions on the UFC Sale in 2016

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Popeyes restaurant
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Popeyes Debuts New Chicken Nuggets, How to Buy Stock Indirectly

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Lithium Americas logo
    Green Energy Stocks

    Lithium Mining Stocks Take Off—Why the Nevada Site Has Potential

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Aon sign
    Investments & Deals

    Aon and Willis Towers Watson Terminate $30 Billion Proposed Merger

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Adena Friedman
    Net Worth

    How Nasdaq, Inc. CEO Adena Friedman Made Her Millions

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Man looking on a laptop
    Guides

    Should You Sell Before a Reverse Stock Split? Factors to Consider

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Gold bars
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Gold Mining Stocks Are One Way To Invest in the Gold Market

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Axos Invest logo
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Axos Invest Compared to Other Robo-Advisers, Reviews Explained

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Gary Vaynerchuk
    Miscellaneous

    Path to Success: How Gary Vaynerchuk or 'GaryVee' His Made Millions

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • HeartFlow logo
    IPOs

    HeartFlow Is Going Public via a SPAC Merger, Key Details Revealed

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Dog in veterinary care
    Personal Finance

    Is Pet Insurance Worth the Money? Pros and Cons to Consider

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Bank sign
    Personal Finance

    How to Change Your Bank Account for the Child Tax Credit

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Core & Main
    IPOs

    Core & Main Has Filed to Go Public, IPO Date and Price Explained

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Woman making a purchase with a credit card
    Personal Finance

    Best Uses For Credit Cards and When to Avoid Using Them

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Mortimer "Tim" Buckley
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Vanguard CEO Mortimer J. Buckley Made His Millions

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Elon Musk leaving the courtroom proceedings after giving testimony on July 12
    News

    Why Is Elon Musk in Court? Tesla's SolarCity Acquisition in Question

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Arizona ballot audit
    News

    What Happened to the Arizona Audit? A Recap of Election Recounts

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Flipkart graphic
    Investments & Deals

    India-based e-Commerce Retailer Flipkart Going Public, Closes $3.6 Billion Funding Round

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Businesswoman looking out a window
    Personal Finance

    What Happens to Deferred Compensation If I Quit My Job?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Cuba support rally
    News

    President Biden Supports Cubans Protesting Peacefully for Freedom

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • AEW logo
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Who Owns Professional Wrestling Company All Elite Wrestling?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Conor McGregor
    Net Worth

    Conor McGregor—Breaking Down the MMA Fighter's Net Worth

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Wells Fargo branch
    Consumer

    Why Is Wells Fargo Stopping Personal Lines of Credit?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Woman looking on a laptop with her child
    Personal Finance

    When Do the Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments Start Going Out?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Miscellaneous

    Marilyn Monroe Is Still Worth a Lot—Who Owns Her Intellectual Property Rights?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Walter Hussman, Jr. (right)
    Miscellaneous

    Walter Hussman, Jr.’s Net Worth Is Tied to Decades in Publishing

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Traeger
    IPOs

    Traeger Has Filed To Go Public—When Will Its IPO Happen?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Andy Jassy
    Miscellaneous

    Andy Jassy Brings Politics Onto Twitter But Not Into Business

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Better.com on a smartphone
    IPOs

    Better.com IPO Is Coming Later in 2021, Get Ready

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Rimac's Nevera hypercar
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Rimac Automobili Makes Deal With Porsche, May Go Public in 2022

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Barstool Sports logo
    Company & Industry Overviews

    How to Invest in Barstool Sports Even Though It's a Private Company

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Baskin-Robbins is part of Inspire Brands
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Holding Company Inspire Brands Is Private, No IPO Plans in Place

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Information about student aid and FAFSA
    Personal Finance

    Did You Miss the FAFSA Deadline? How to Submit an Application Late

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • NYSE and American flag
    Guides

    Is the Stock Market Closed July 5? Holiday Observance, Explained

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Klein Vision AirCar
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Klein Vision Focuses on Flying Vehicle Prototypes, No IPO Plans

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Banner for finding the FAFSA form
    Personal Finance

    FAFSA Is Asking for 2019 Tax and Income Information—Here's Why

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Larry Kudlow
    Miscellaneous

    Larry Kudlow's Lucrative Career in Finance and Politics, Explained

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • President Biden
    Personal Finance

    Will the PPP Loan Open Back Up? Small Business Owners Still Struggle

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Meta logo
    Investments & Deals

    What Happened to Torchlight Energy Resources (TRCH) Stock?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Duolingo logo
    IPOs

    Duolingo, Popular Language-Learning App, Plans to Go Public

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • DiDi self-driving car and logo
    IPOs

    How to Buy DiDi IPO Stock and Whether You Should

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Florida condo collapse
    News

    Champlain Towers Tragedy: Condo Owners File a Class-Action Lawsuit

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Virgin Galactic Test Flight
    News

    Virgin Galactic's Commercial Spaceflight: Cost and How to Sign Up

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • President Joe Biden
    Personal Finance

    Will the PPP Be Extended Again to Offer More Small-Business Loans?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Grail sign
    Healthcare

    Grail Isn't Publicly Traded Yet Despite Groundbreaking Cancer Test

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Marijuana plant
    IPOs

    CBD Company Grove, Inc. Goes Public on the Nasdaq Capital Market

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Dollar General store
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Dollar General: Who Owns the Publicly Traded Discount Retailer?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • John McAfee
    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    John McAfee's Ties to Alleged Crypto Schemes, Explained

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Ragy Thomas
    Miscellaneous

    Sprinklr CEO Ragy Thomas Focuses on Creating Value for Customers

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • House keys in a door
    Miscellaneous

    Mortgage Forbearance Will End on June 30, What It Means

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Tax forms
    Personal Finance

    Should I Unenroll From the Monthly Child Tax Credit?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Mark Cuban
    Billionaires

    Mark Cuban’s Crypto Loss Leads to Calls for Regulation

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • The Trade Desk employees
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Trade Desk Implemented a 10-for-1 Stock Split, Explained

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • PrestaShop and Spotify logos
    Company & Industry Overviews

    PrestaShop Versus Shopify: Comparing E-Commerce Platforms

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Confluent logo
    IPOs

    Streaming Analytics Platform Confluent Sets IPO Terms

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Tax returns and the child tax credit
    Personal Finance

    When Do Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments Start?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • MacKenzie Scott
    Billionaires

    MacKenzie Scott Announces $2.7 Billion in Philanthropic Gifts

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • GrubHub mobile and online food delivery platform displayed on a smartphone
    Investments & Deals

    What Happened to GrubHub Stock?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Codex DNA logo
    IPOs

    Codex DNA Joins Synthetic Biology Competitors, Will Go Public

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Angel Oak ad
    IPOs

    Real Estate Company Angel Oak Mortgage Is Going Public, IPO Explained

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Jeff Bezos
    Billionaires

    Why Certain Billionaires Aren't Paying Taxes, Explained

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Paul Tudor Jones on Squawk Box
    Billionaires

    Paul Tudor Jones Might Buy More Bitcoin Due to Fed and Inflation

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • BionicHIVE SqUID robot
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Israeli Robot Startup BionicHIVE Isn’t Publicly Traded Yet

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • SEC member discussing dark pool settlement
    Consumer

    What Are Dark Pools in Stocks and How Do They Work?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Tax forms
    Personal Finance

    How Will the New Child Tax Credit Affect Your Taxes?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • DiDi app
    IPOs

    DiDi Files for IPO—Might Be One of the Largest Tech IPOs in 2021

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Senator Elizabeth Warren
    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    Why Senator Elizabeth Warren Is Concerned About Crypto

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Pride flags
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Are the Best Stocks to Buy During Pride Month?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Man looking at a tablet
    IPOs

    Kanzhun and BOSS Zhipin Recruitment Have Set IPO Terms

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Visa credit cards
    Personal Finance

    Should I Cancel Unused Credit Cards or Keep Them Open?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • 1stDibs design and logo
    IPOs

    Luxury E-Commerce Retailer 1stDibs Sets Terms to Go Public

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Relativity Space facility
    Company & Industry Overviews

    3D Rocket Printer Relativity Space Closes $650 Million Series E

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • PSTH chairman and CEO Bill Ackman
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Pershing Square Tontine Holdings (PSTH) Warrants, Explained

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • People standing around a computer and WalkMe logo
    IPOs

    Israeli Tech Startup WalkMe Is Going Public Soon

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Mark Bezos
    Miscellaneous

    Mark Bezos Worked His Way to the Top, Like Brother Jeff Bezos

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Bitcoin sign
    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    Why El Salvador Plans to Make Bitcoin Legal, Explained

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Blake Scholl
    Miscellaneous

    Boom Supersonic Founder and CEO Blake Scholl Eyes High-Speed Flight

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • SentinelOne logo
    IPOs

    SentinelOne Has IPO Plans Amid Increased Focus on Cybersecurity

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge
    Consumer

    Where to Apply for an FHA Loan and How to Qualify

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Cyber attack and a lock
    Tech & Comm Services

    What Are Some of the Biggest Cyber Attacks in History?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Amazon Ring
    News

    How to Opt Out of Amazon Sidewalk and Whether You Should

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
    IPOs

    Krispy Kreme Is Going Public Again Following Private Ownership

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • AMC movie theater box office
    News

    Mudrick Capital Is Buying Shares of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Roblox Avatar
    News

    Roblox Faces Class-Action Lawsuit for Removing Digital Content

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Foster Friess
    News

    How Noted GOP Donor Foster Friess Made His Millions

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Centessa Pharmaceuticals logo
    IPOs

    Centessa Pharmaceuticals to Go Public This Week—IPO Date and Price

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Blue Origin's Blue Moon lander revealed by Jeff Bezos.
    News

    Jeff Bezos's Potential 'Bailout' Money Is Being Debated in Congress

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Paul Sciarra, Executive Chairman, and JoeBen Bevirt, Founder and CEO of Joby Aviation
    IPOs

    When Will Joby Aviation Close the Merger With RTP to Go Public?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Kevin Ulrich, MGM Chairman, and Michael DeLuca, Motion Picture Group Chair of MGM
    Investments & Deals

    Is Entertainment Company MGM Holdings Publicly Traded?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • New York Stock Exchange
    Personal Finance

    Should You Buy Before or After a Reverse Stock Split?

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Lumber at a home improvement store
    Consumer

    How Does a HELOC Work for Homeowners? Loan Pros and Cons

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Nvidia offers student loan payment assistance
    Personal Finance

    Some Employers Help Pay Off Student Loans: How to Get This Benefit

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Bernard Arnault
    Billionaires

    Bernard Arnault Got Rich Through His Luxury Brands Conglomerate

    By Kathryn Underwood
  • Michael O'Leary
    Miscellaneous

    Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary Earns a Hefty Salary Even at 50 Percent

    By Kathryn Underwood
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