Cameron Huddleston


Cameron Huddleston

Cameron Huddleston is an award-winning journalist with nearly 14 years of experience writing about personal finance. Before joining GOBankingRates, she was a contributing editor for and wrote the popular Kip Tips column, which was syndicated in Tribune newspapers nationwide. Her work has appeared on Yahoo!, MSN, AOL Daily Finance and other online and print publications. U.S. News & World Report named her one of the top personal finance experts to follow on Twitter, and AOL Daily Finance named her one of the top 20 personal finance influencers to follow on Twitter. She has appeared on “Fox & Friends,” MSNBC and CNN and has been a guest on ABC News Radio, Wall Street Journal Radio, NPR, WTOP in Washington, D.C., KGO in San Francisco and other personal finance radio shows nationwide. She has an MA in economic journalism from American University and BA in journalism and Russian studies from Washington & Lee University. Before becoming a personal finance journalist, she worked at daily newspapers and for Dow Jones Newswires, covering convertible securities and junk bonds.

Articles by Cameron Huddleston

How to Prepare for the Financial What Ifs in Life

If you assume the worst will never happen to you, your finances could take a major hit.

Hidden Expenses You Can Cut From Your Budget Right Now

If you're trying to keep spending under control, eliminate these seven costs.

DIY Halloween Kids Costumes for Under $10

Looking for budget-friendly kids costumes for Halloween? Look no further.

Here’s How Much Americans Have in Savings in Every State

New survey finds more than 30 percent of residents in most states have $0 saved — how does your state compare?

69% of Americans Have Less Than $1,000 in Savings

Find out why more than one-third of adults have nothing in a savings account.

Why Living in a Small Town Is the Best Financial Decision I’ve Made

It's been much easier to live below my means and get ahead financially — find out why.

Money Mistakes You Made Today

Don't blow your paycheck with these financial missteps.

The Most Scenic Fall Road Trips for Your Budget

See the fall foliage and avoid crowds of tourists with these fall road trips.

How to Survive a Layoff

Take these steps to prepare your finances before you lose your job and stay afloat while you're unemployed.

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