The Savvy Couple was founded in 2016 and is dedicated to helping families make personal finance approachable, fun, and easy to understand.
Our mission at The Savvy Couple is to help couples helping couples get on the same page, WIN with money, and fast-track their financial freedom.
We believe every couple is capable of creating their own life of freedom.
Brittany Kline, CEO & Co-Founder
Brittany Kline is the CEO and co-Founder of The Savvy Couple. Named as a savvy personal finance and money-saving expert by Romper. Brittany writes about budgeting, saving money, frugal living, making money online, work from home jobs, side hustles, many other personal finance topics. Brittany loves using her teaching education and real-life experience to help our readers control their finances and reach financial freedom.
Kelan Kline, COO & Co-Founder
Kelan Kline is the COO and co-Founder of The Savvy Couple. Named as a personal finance expert by Forbes, Bankrate, and many others. Kelan uses Bachelors in Business & Finance and real-life experience to help our readers make extra money, start a side hustle, invest, create passive income, and many other personal finance topics. Kelan was born to be a personal finance nerd helping others WIN with their money!
Sarah Silkey, Chief Editor
Sarah reviews and edits new content, making sure all information is accurate, unbiased, and answers our reader’s questions. Sarah is passionate about helping others learn financial well-being, and show that living debt-free and having financial freedom is within reach!
Sarah graduated magna cum laude from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Psychology, with concentrations in human resources, social media management, cognitive development, and social processes.
Most people find it hard to adjust to a life of bills and budgeting, and Sarah is no stranger to that struggle. College students certainly need to master personal financing and being frugal, and Sarah aided others in doing just that. She tutored students in multiple subjects including financial management, accounting and writing. She used the years of tutoring experience in her job with RIT as the Behind the Bricks Social Media Community Manager. As team manager, Sarah spent her days writing about college life, including living as a broke college student and how to survive cheap eats and microwave cooking.
In her free time, Sarah volunteers with animals and has started a 501(c)3 cat rescue called Pharaoh’s Felines. She’s very excited to get her dreams off the ground, and is driven to help our readers do the same!
Becky Blake, Executive Assistant & Writer
Becky works behind the scenes to make sure that readers and customers have a great experience with The Savvy Couple. She loves creating systems and workflows that keep things running smoothly for the whole team.
Becky is also a personal finance nerd who uses her experience paying off massive student loan debt and saving for retirement by the age of 26 to write actionable finance content to help others reach debt freedom and create the lifestyle of their dreams.
When Becky graduated from college, she had six figures of student loan debt. Four years later, she paid off the bulk of her student debt, saved six figures in assets, and quit her day job to be her own boss. She writes about her experience on her blog TwentyFree.co, produces the award-winning Find Your Freedom Podcast, and offers coaching programs to help other twenty-somethings achieve financial and lifestyle freedom.
Now, she’s living her core value of location freedom and exploring her interest in alternative living by spending a year traveling to the United States National Parks in her converted ‘lifepothesis’ Sprinter van. When she is not writing about money, she is doing yoga, reading, and hiking in the great outdoors.
Francesca Henry, Writer
Francesca is the founder and award-winning personal finance expert at TheMoneyFox.com where she helps others budget their money, make money online, and pay off debt. She has won many awards and been featured on Financial Times, BBC, Mail Online, and many more. When she is not writing she is playing field hockey, side hustling, and spending time with her family.
Jacob Wade, Writer
Jacob Wade has been a nationally recognized personal finance expert for the past decade. He has written professionally for The Balance, The Spruce, LendingTree, CompareCards, Investing Answers, and other widely-followed sites.
He’s also been a featured expert on CBS News, MSN Money, Forbes, Nasdaq, Yahoo! Finance, Go Banking Rates, and AOL Finance.
Jacob’s background includes five years as an Enrolled Agent at an accredited CPA firm, where he prepared tax returns for individuals and small businesses.
An expert in teaching others how to budget, invest, and take advantage of credit card rewards, Jacob loves to help others find the best ways to manage their money. Jacob also has covered the topic of life insurance extensively, as well as investing in cryptocurrencies for beginners.
In 2018, Jacob quit his job and his family decided to sell everything (including their home) to take off on an adventure. They traveled the country in an RV for nearly 3 years, visiting over 38 states, 20+ national parks and eventually settling in the Gulf Coast. Jacob now lives in Clearwater, Florida with his wife and three children.
Jacob Wade earned an Associates of Art degree in 2007 from the Art Institute of Seattle. In 2012, Jacob earned his Enrolled Agent license and began working for a CPA firm, preparing personal and small-business tax returns. He held this license until 2017.
Samantha Hawrylack, Writer
Samantha Hawrylack is a personal finance expert, freelance writer, and blogger at How To FIRE with a BS in Finance and MBA from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.
She regularly contributes to sites like Grow, The Ladders, Clever Girl Finance, Roofstock, Rocket Mortgage, and many other freelance writing opportunities. Her stance is that getting your finances in order is the basis of obtaining freedom and flexibility in your life.
Chelsea Lennox, Website & Branding Expert
Chelsea is the lead web developer at The Savvy Couple and manages all the technical elements of our site, including the site design, branding, structure, and all aspects of making our site have an incredible user experience. Chelsea is the founder of LennoxCreative.co where she helps online business owners create their dream website and branding strategy. When she is not building custom websites she can be found traveling with her husband, binging all sorts of podcasts, and hiking for views.