Kevin Payne

Kevin PayneKevin Payne is a freelance writer specializing in credit cards, student loans, personal finance, and travel. He is a regular contributor to Student Loan Planner, FinanceBuzz, and Millennial Money.

His work has also been featured on sites like Forbes and Credit Karma. Kevin is also the budget and family travel expert behind Kevin lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with his wife and four kids. His spare time is spent coaching basketball and planning family vacations.

How to Quit Your Job: 10 Tips for Leaving on Good Terms

Several months ago, I decided to leave my job of 14 years to become a full-time freelance writer. But when it was time to give notice, fear overcame me. I’d seen other people leave the company over the years, and it rarely ended well. Although I did the best I could, I wish I had…

Kevin Payne 12 Jun

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Lend Money to Friends or Family

If you’ve ever lent money to a friend or family member hoping to see it again, you’re not alone. According to Bankrate’s 2019 Lending Money Survey, 60% of Americans have helped loved ones with the expectation of being paid back.[1] Unfortunately, the reality is that you may never see that money again. Worse, you could…

Kevin Payne 16 Jan