Specialists

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Get to know our thought leaders and experienced pros.

  • Kimberly Palmer

    Personal Finance Expert
    Experience: AARP, US News & World Report, Wall Street Journal
    Education: BA in History, Amherst College and Masters in Public Policy & Economics, The University of Chicago
    Specialties: Budgeting, banking, family finances, money savings strategies, ways to maximize your credit card rewards, how to boost your credit score, as well as checking accounts, savings accounts, CDs and money market accounts
  • Arielle O'Shea

    Investing and Retirement Specialist; Banking Specialist
    Experience: Investing and retirement + banking
    Education: BA in English, Shepherd University
    Specialties: Retirement, 401(k)s, IRAs, investing for beginners, how to purchase investments, robo-advisors, checking accounts, savings accounts, CDs and money market accounts
  • Holden Lewis

    Home and mortgage expert
    Experience: Bankrate, Toledo Blade, Associated Press
    Specialties: Types of mortgages, mortgage rates, trends in the housing market, home buying and selling strategies and home renovations
  • Courtney Jespersen

    Consumer savings expert
    Specialties: Talk to me about: How to save money on your purchases, how to look for the best deals, retail trends and how to save more money.
  • Anna Helhoski

    Student loans expert
    Specialties: All things college including, student loans, FAFSA, and scholarships.
    Featured in: NBC
  • Sara Rathner

    Credit cards and personal loans expert; Travel expert
    Experience: Credit and debt
    Specialties: All things credit cards, personal loans, points/miles programs and general travel tips.
  • Elizabeth Renter

    Data Analyst
    Experience: Home Buyer Report
    Specialties: Data and trends related to personal finance
    Featured in: Yahoo Finance, Forbes