Katherine Fan

Freelance Editor

Katherine Fan

Financial analysts are distinguished by their ability to present the most difficult issues in such a way that even an inexperienced in business or finances reader can understand what to do. And the task of photographers is to reveal to the readers a deep story with just one shot that will touch and excite them. When both of these talents are combined in one person, a master emerges who can deliver different meanings to readers and viewers through various means. Katherine Fan is just such a gifted author. She has more than 1,800 articles on the topic of personal finance, business, travel, etc. Also, she is an excellent photographer, capable of conveying the beauty of the world and the people who inhabit it.

Education and Professional Path

Katherine received two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Texas at Austin:

  • BA in Asian American Studies
  • Bachelor of Journalism in Print & Photography

In 2016, Katherine completed an academic course in Mandarin Chinese at National Taiwan University.

Journalism, in which Katherine Fan has been engaged since 2002, has become her true calling. Thanks to her wonderful style and analytical insight, she has gained recognition both among experts and the readership. And today, her articles can be seen in such well-known magazines and analytical platforms as:

  • Forbes Advisor
  • Business Insider
  • Bankrate
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
  • LendingTree
  • CreditCards.com
  • The Dallas Morning News
  • Austin American-Statesman
  • Nerdwallet
  • Nasdaq
  • Slickdeals Money
  • The Points Guy
  • USA TODAY Blueprint
  • Yahoo Entertainment
  • MSN (US)
  • Flipboard
  • The Star (Malaysia), etc.

Previous and Current Activities

Since Katherine Fan combines many talents, she has tried different types of activities in her professional career and achieved significant success in many of them. Thus, Katherine took her first steps in her career in the tech industry, related to software development, where she worked as a sales executive. In addition, during her development as an independent freelance journalist, Katherine held the following positions in various companies or as a self-employed person:

  • Private Tutor
  • Computer Lab Specialist
  • Editorial Intern
  • Staff Photographer
  • Copy Editor
  • Marketing Intern
  • Communications Associate
  • Managing Editor
  • Account Coordinator
  • Sales Representative
  • Head of Customer Experience
  • Director of Operations
  • Senior Travel Features Reporter, etc.

This broad range of employment experience has given Katherine Fan the possibility to look at various industries from the inside. This makes her articles more reasonable and allows her to not only pose the problems related to business and personal finance but also present their effective solutions.

Currently, Katherine Fan works as a Travel and Personal Finance Expert, Writer, Editor, Photojournalist, Photographer, and Small Business Owner.

Katherine Fan’s Sphere of Expertise

In the huge array of Katherine Fan articles in more than 1,800 titles, you can find a wide variety of topics. However, the main issues that the author covers in her works are the following:

  • Personal Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Credit Cards
  • Insurance
  • Investing
  • Small Business
  • Loyalty Programs
  • Healthcare
  • Travel Trends
  • Points and Miles Travel
  • Hotels and Aviation

Since Katherine loves to travel, she lives in three beautiful cities: New York City, Austin, and Taipei.

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