Kat Brancato Kat Brancato is highly experienced in personal finance, with an extensive background in retail banking. She has over ten years of personal finance writing experience, where she shares her knowledge on topics such as saving money, being a frugal traveler, budgeting, and more. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.