Kevin Payne

Kevin Payne

Personal Finance and Travel Rewards Expert Contributor

Travel rewards, personal finance


  • Freelance writer specializing in personal finance and travel content
  • Founder of Family Money Adventure, a website dedicated to helping families manage their money better so they can afford to live the life they dream of
  • 2020 Plutus Awards Finalist

Kevin Payne is a freelance writer focused on the personal finance and travel spaces. He frequently writes about credit cards, banking, student loans, insurance, travel rewards and more. His work has been featured in publications such as Forbes Advisor, Bankrate, Credit Karma, Finance Buzz, The Ascent and Student Loan Planner.

He is also the personal finance expert behind Family Money Adventure, where he regularly shares practical advice on managing family finances and traveling with a family. His lifelong love of travel and raising four teenagers with his wife led to a deep dive into the world of credit card rewards. Kevin and his family have managed to plan several family vacations using travel rewards.

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Personal Quote

"Discovering rewards credit cards several years ago has helped fund several amazing family adventures over the past decade. Used responsibly, a rewards credit card is one of the most beneficial financial products available."

Education & Honors

  • Currently pursuing accredited financial counselor (AFC) certification

Professional Groups

  • Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine blogger team
  • Plutus Foundation Advisory Group member

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