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Get to know our thought leaders and experienced pros.

  • Kimberly Palmer

    Personal Finance Expert
    Experience: US News & World Report, AARP
    Education: BA in History, Amherst College; Masters in Public Policy, University of Chicago
    Specialties: budgeting, banking, family finances, money savings strategies, ways to maximize your credit card rewards, how to boost your credit score
  • Arielle O'Shea

    Investing and Retirement Specialist; Banking Specialist
    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, Associated Press, Toledo Blade
    Education: BA in journalism, University of North Texas
    Specialties: Types of mortgages, mortgage rates, trends in the housing market, home buying and selling strategies and home renovations
    Featured in: , MONEY, CNBC, Forbes, Realtor Magazine
  • Anna Helhoski

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

    Credit Cards and Personal Loans Expert; Travel Expert
    Experience: The Motley Fool, The Washington Post
    Education: BS in Journalism, Northwestern University
    Specialties: All things credit cards, personal loans, points/miles programs and general travel tips.
  • Elizabeth Renter

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