About the Author

Kim Galeta
Kim Galeta has been a professional writer since 2009 focusing primarily on personal finance but also dabbling in tech, health & wellness and small business. She holds an MBA in finance and corporate strategy from the University of Florida.After paying off more than $30,000 in student loans and thousands of dollars worth of credit card debt in 18 months, Kim was inspired to create a personal website to document her journey at KimGaleta.com.As a Chime Bank Contributor, Kim’s favorite category to write about is Pop Culture and how to look for hidden money lessons in everyday life.

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