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Josh Patoka

  • Financial writer for 5+ years
  • Paid off student loans six years early
  • Likes to earn passive income


Mortgages, credit cards, paying off debt, investing

Personal finance experience

His work has been published on Fox Business and several award-winning personal finance blogs including Well Kept Wallet, Wallet Hacks, and Frugal Rules.

Previous experience

Josh became aggressive with paying off debt and learning better money management skills during the 2008 Great Recession. He is now debt-free and uses his personal experience to help others looking for money answers and to avoid financial stress.

In his free time, Josh enjoys being outside with his children or reading a good book. One of his favorite experiences was a semester study abroad in Sevilla, Spain.


Josh earned a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a minor in Spanish and graduated with academic distinction from the Virginia Military Institute.

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