Kelly Dilworth is a long-time personal finance writer, specializing in the intersection between money and life. She has covered consumer banking and lending since 2010, with a particular focus on credit cards and other financial products, credit reporting and scoring, new consumer research and consumer protection laws. She also regularly writes about spending, saving, budgeting and borrowing and how to be savvier with your money. Her personal finance articles are frequently syndicated and have previously appeared on The Balance, CreditCards.com, NBCNews.com, Money.com, Yahoo! Finance, Fox Business, MSN.com, LendingTree, Student Loan Hero, MagnifyMoney and CompareCards, among other websites and publications.