Elyssa Kirkham

Elyssa Kirkham is a personal finance writer who specializes in using data journalism to provide unique insights into the world of money. Her work has been featured in TIME, CBS News, MSN Money, Business Insider, Daily Finance and more. In her spare time, she enjoys shirking her climbing gym membership and cooking up new vegan recipes.

Articles by Elyssa Kirkham

The Best Places for Young Families in South Carolina

Having a child changes everything. It shifts financial priorities and puts homelife front and center. South Carolina parents have to balance housing factors that might... read more

The Best Places for Young Families in Louisiana

For many Americans, starting a family is one of the most significant financial events in their lives. No matter where they live, parents hope to... read more

The Best Places for Young Families in Alabama

Background Starting a family is a major life event — so it’s no surprise that it has a big impact on household finances. In particular, parents... read more

Personal Loan Statistics

Personal loans are the fastest growing form of consumer lending, increasing by 18% in one year. With personal loans on the rise, the numbers behind... read more

Best Cities for Homeownership in North Carolina

From its sandy beaches to cultural events and high-tech job opportunities, North Carolina has a lot to offer its residents. But how much has homeownership... read more

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