Kim Pinnelli

Senior Contributing Writer

Kim is a personal finance expert with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Kim enjoys helping people take charge of their personal finances and has been doing so with her freelance writing for 13 years. She loves helping people break down difficult personal finance topics, helping them make smart financial decisions.

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Recent Articles

How To Protect Yourself From Eviction When The Eviction Ban Expires
How To Protect Yourself From Eviction When The Eviction Ban Expires

The eviction moratorium protection is set to expire in June 2021 leaving millions of people without a home. Learn how to protect yourself and keep the home you’re in.

How to Build Credit When You Have None
How to Build Credit When You Have None

It may seem impossible, but there are a few tried and true ways you can build your credit score the right way.

Small Business Grants – Where to Get Them and What To Know
Small Business Grants – Where to Get Them and What To Know

Small business grants can help you start a business or may help keep an existing business afloat.

13 Ways To Save Money on Heating
13 Ways To Save Money on Heating

Heating your house without going broke is possible. Knowing the top ways to save money on heating and still staying warm can save you hundreds of dollars a year and even save your

The Top Education Grants for Women
The Top Education Grants for Women

College is expensive, but women looking to go back to college may be eligible for education grants for women. Find out if you could receive free money to go back to college and enh

8 Reasons to Get a Personal Loan
8 Reasons to Get a Personal Loan

Taking on new debt isn't always a good idea, but there are many reasons to get a personal loan that help you get ahead financially.

The Smart Way To Cancel A Credit Card
The Smart Way To Cancel A Credit Card

If you want to cancel a credit card, it means more than not using it or cutting it up into unrecognizable pieces.

What to Look for in a Bank Account – Checking and Savings
What to Look for in a Bank Account – Checking and Savings

Opening a checking or savings account requires a bit of due diligence if you want to save money on fees, earn interest, and make the most of your new bank account.

Should You Move to a State with No Income Tax?
Should You Move to a State with No Income Tax?

Income taxes may make you want to move to a state with no income tax. But should you?