Kim Porter

Kim Porter

Personal finance writer and editor

Expertise

Mortgages, debt, and credit

Education

University of Florida

Expertise

Kim Porter is a writer and editor who's been creating personal finance content since 2010. Before transitioning to full-time freelance writing in 2018, Kim was the chief copy editor at Bankrate, a managing editor at Macmillan, and co-author of the personal finance book "Future Millionaires' Guidebook." Her work has appeared in AARP's print magazine and on sites such as U.S. News & World Report, Fortune, NextAdvisor, Credit Karma, and more. Kim loves to bake and exercise in her free time, and she plans to run a half marathon on each continent.

Keep at least six months' worth of expenses in a dedicated emergency savings account. You'll be glad the money's there when you need it."

Education

Bachelor's in Journalism and Asian studies, University of Florida class of 2008

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