About the Author

Kimberly Palmer

The Economy of You\'s Kimberly Palmer Kimberly Palmer is the senior money editor and Alpha Consumer blogger at U.S. News & World Report and author of Generation Earn: The Young Professional\'s Guide to Spending Investing and Giving Back (Ten Speed Press). She has appeared on NBC\'s Today Show CNBC CNN and local television and radio shows across the country to talk about making smart money decisions. As a side-gig she has her own series of financial guides based on life events Palmer\'s Planners sold through her shop on Etsy.com. She lives in Washington DC. You can connect with her online at bykimberlypalmer.com.