Kate Ashford is a writer and NerdWallet authority on Medicare. She is a certified senior advisor (CSA)® and has more than 18 years of experience writing about personal finance. Previously, she was a freelance writer for both consumer and business publications, and her work has been published by the BBC, Forbes, Money, AARP, LearnVest and Parents, among others. She has a degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. Kate has appeared as a Medicare expert on the PennyWise podcast by Lee Enterprises, and she's been quoted in national publications including Healthline, Real Simple and SingleCare. She is based in New York.
- Education: B.A. in sociology from University of Virginia, M.S. in journalism from Northwestern University
- Credentials: Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)®
- Organizations: Association of Health Care Journalists
- Previous experience: Money, Good Housekeeping, Forbes, BBC, Monster
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PennyWise Podcast. Proposed Changes to Medicare and How They Could Impact You.
Real Simple. 8 Savvy Ways to Save on Pricey Prescription Drug Costs.
Healthline. Medicare Upgrades Under Biden Spending Plan.
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