Kimberly Palmer, author of Generation Earn: The Young Professional’s Guide to Spending, Investing, and Giving Back (Ten Speed Press) and personal finance columnist at US News & World Report, is a money expert on navigating adulthood. She helps young people master their own finances, from spending and investing to earning and giving back. As a young professional herself, she’s experienced the challenges (and joys) of parenthood, homeownership, and job juggling first-hand.
Kim is also the creator of Palmer’s Planners, a series of financially-themed planners that help people navigate life events and goals. The planners, including The Money Planner, The Debt-Free Planner, and The Baby Planner, are available through her Etsy shop. To receive a free, one-page mini money planner, please sign up for her newsletter above.
Based in the Washington, D.C. area, Kim has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CNBC, CNN, and local television and radio shows across the country. She has also written for the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the Asahi Shimbun/International Herald Tribune in Tokyo as a Henry Luce Scholar. She holds a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in history from Amherst College.