Cathy has a business degree and a background in business management. She has been a business owner; an accounting, human resources, and hiring manager; a trusted keyholder; and a technology help desk leader.
Many of her previous positions involved working closely with insurance brokers and agents, CPAs, business lawyers, and the IRS to provide positive financial solutions for business owners. She has also written several employee handbooks for small and mid-size companies.
Cathy brings three decades of business and finance experience to her role as a contributor at First Quarter Finance. Additionally, she is diligent in her research and dedicated to finding the most current and complete information.
She specializes in researching senior discounts, student and military discounts, store policies, and consumer credit. Her thorough research process includes connecting with corporate and hourly associates as well as studying official policy documentation.