Kelly Dilworth

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,,,, Yahoo! Finance, Fox Business,, LendingTree, Student Loan Hero, MagnifyMoney and CompareCards, among other websites and publications.

Articles by Kelly Dilworth

Louisiana Debt Relief: Your Guide to State Laws and Managing Debt

Home to a world-class city and some of the most distinctive dishes you’ll find this side of the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana has more than... read more

So You’ve Turned 18. How Do You Start Building Credit?

Turning 18 means you’re a legal adult now, old enough to vote, open a checking account and, depending on your income and financial status, get... read more

8 Signs You Might Need a Personal Loan

Whether you’re moving cross-country, remodeling your home or contending with a pile of medical bills, a personal loan can help you pay for expenses that... read more

Is There Any Way You Can Have Too Much Credit?

Credit card rewards programs are so competitive these days that there’s a high-earning card for just about every common expense: from groceries to gas to... read more

How Personal Loans May Be a Cheaper Alternative to Credit

As interest rates continue to rise, many consumers are grappling with increasingly large credit card balances. According to Experian’s latest State of Credit Cards report,... read more

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