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Kim Porter

  • Credit and mortgage expert
  • Financial journalist for 10 years serving two dozen media outlets across the U.S.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in Asian studies


Credit and debt management, mortgages, student loans

Personal finance experience

Kim Porter started writing about personal finance a decade ago, when she and her husband had about $150,000 in student loan debt. They are now debt-free homeowners who love to travel. Porter is an expert in credit, mortgages, student loans, and debt management.

Previous experience

In addition to covering mortgages for Credible, she’s a regular contributor for personal finance websites including U.S. News & World Report,, Bankrate, and Credit Karma. An avid traveler and runner, she plans to complete a race on each of the seven continents.


Kim received her bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in Asian studies from the University of Florida. She’s studied Mandarin in China and German in Switzerland.

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