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Kimberley Carmona is a staff writer for CreditCards.com who joined the editorial team in June 2016.
Carmona was previously a content producer for GateHouse Media. She is a 2015 journalism graduate from the University of Texas at Austin. Growing up, her parents used to tell her to not use money that she didn’t have. She doesn’t always follow that advice, but hey, she is learning.
She’s a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Longhorns and San Antonio Spurs. She’s a foodie, loves pop culture and enjoys a good slice of pizza with a glass of lemonade. She enjoys using hashtags and reading about tech.
By Kimberley Carmona / October 24, 2016
Don’t let Halloween haunt your bank account. From pumpkin carving to haunted houses, there are plenty of Halloween festivities for people to enjoy, but beware the prices. For example, when I was a sophomore in college, I was searching for…
By Kimberley Carmona / October 17, 2016
I hate going to the grocery store. I am just not patient enough to wait in line to purchase things such as laundry detergent or to find and use store coupons. To save myself trips and money, I started using Amazon’s Subscribe…
By Kimberley Carmona / October 6, 2016
When I started my first full-time job, I kept a strict budget to make sure I could pay my bills, student loans, rent and transportation costs. What many people didn’t know was that I also had a separate budget for…
By Kimberley Carmona / October 5, 2016
My dad, who worked odd hours, would sometimes forget to give me my allowance. I would have to bother him by phone to remind him why I deserved my $5. Parents don’t have to worry about forgetting to pay an allowance now…
By Kimberley Carmona / September 8, 2016
A night out with friends might include savory food, tasty cocktails and a table full of laughter, but getting charged for more than what you signed for can ruin any good memories. I have had that experience. I was with friends…