Kimberly Rotter

Kimberly Rotter is a personal finance writer and small business owner in San Diego, CA. She holds an MBA (management) from San Diego State University’s School of Business and a BA (professional writing) from the University of New Mexico. In addition to writing in various industries for more than two decades, Kimberly has successfully founded and operated three small businesses with employees. She survived a bankruptcy and now, with her husband, owns two homes and a few investment accounts. Kimberly believes in managing money conservatively and teaching sound finance to children. Connect with Kimberly on LinkedIn, Google+ and Twitter.

Posts by Kimberly Rotter
20
Jan
shutterstock_23231011 We all know the cheapest credit goes to those with the best credit. Read More...

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13
Jan
shutterstock_299111141 Credit score improvement doesn’t need to be complicated or confusing. Read More...

Posted in Credit, Credit Score

17
Dec
shutterstock_232626961 Most of us plan to spend extra money this season on gifts, food, decorations and other holiday-inspired expenses. Read More...

Posted in Credit, Credit Score

30
Nov
shutterstock_207454807 Annmarie P., a 44-year-old office manager, fell behind on her mortgage payments in early 2007 after she was laid off from her job. Read More...
18
Nov
shutterstock_284196806 Lenders use the credit score as a tool to determine the likelihood that you, the customer, will repay or default on a debt. Read More...
11
Nov
shutterstock_142148095 A common myth is that checking your credit score can actually hurt your score. Read More...

Posted in Credit Score

30
Oct
shutterstock_247620232 Do any of these statements describe you? Read More...

Posted in Credit

19
Oct
shutterstock_325204397   Your credit score is not public information. Read More...

Posted in Credit Score

07
Oct
shutterstock_229882258 Although it’s true that some employers check into the credit of current and prospective employees, this type of credit check cannot hurt your credit score. Read More...

Posted in Credit Score

25
Sep
shutterstock_54762100 One of the most common misconceptions about credit card debt is that you have to carry a balance in order to build and maintain a great score. Read More...

Posted in Credit Score