Hire Me 

My name is Kevin Payne and I’m a freelance writer passionate about personal finances, family travel, and budgeting. I am also part of the blogger team at Northeast Ohio Parent

Looking for entertaining and informative content that engages readers? Let me help you. From copy for websites and blogs to articles, press releases, ghostwriting, and other writing projects, I can provide content that will boost traffic and reach your audience.

Writing Portfolio

Here’s a sample of writing work I’ve done for clients recently:


Credit Cards

Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card Review – FinanceBuzz

Blue Business Plus Credit Card from American Express Review – FinanceBuzz

Mastercard Gold Card Review – FinanceBuzz

Mastercard Black Card Review – FinanceBuzz


Student Loans

Best Private Student Loan Rates and Companies for 2019 – Club Thrifty

Splash Financial Review 2019 – Club Thrifty

Credible Student Loans Review For 2019 – Millennial Money

Sallie Mae Student Loans Review For 2019 – Millennial Money

What is The Average Student Loan Debt? – Edmit

11 Ways to Get the Lowest Interest Rate on Student Loans – Student Loan Planner

The Nurse’s Guide to Student Loan Forgiveness for 2019 – Student Loan Planner 

6 Smart Ways to Lower Your Monthly Student Loan Payments – Student Loan Planner 

How to Know If Refinancing Your Student Loans Is Right for You – Student Loan Planner

Everything You Need to Know About Student Loan Forgiveness for Social Workers – Student Loan Planner



How to Buy a House Despite Student Loan Debt – Student Loan Planner

When It Makes Sense to Refinance Your Mortgage (And When It Doesn’t) – Marriage, Kids, and Money 


Business & Entrepreneurship 

How to Become a Ghostwriter – PT Money

30 of the Best Paying Freelance Jobs and How to Find One – PT Money

26 Smart Ways for Moms and Dads to Make More Money – Marriage, Kids, and Money

How One Couple Makes Over $60,000 Reselling Shoes – One Smart Dollar

Teach English Online and Make Extra Money – Money Smart Family


Budgeting & Saving

Why You Should Track Your Net Worth (And How To Do It Easily) – Marriage, Kids, and Money

10 Budget Apps That Make Your Personal Finance Goals Easy – Marriage, Kids, and Money

24 Best Bank Promotions This Month ($100 Minimum Bonus) – Club Thrifty

Ways to Budget and Save on the Costs of Summer Camp – Northeast Ohio Parent

Back to School for Your Family Finances – Northeast Ohio Parent

Christmas (Planning) in July – Northeast Ohio Parent



Should I Pay Off Debt Or Invest? What To Focus On First – Five Senses of Living



TurboTax Review 2019: Best Choice for DIY Tax Preparation – Club Thrifty

TurboTax Live: Do-It-Yourself Taxes Plus Live Expert Help – Club Thrifty

TaxAct Online Review 2019: A Solid Choice For DIY Tax Preparation – Club Thrifty



Family Travel During Peak Times – Northeast Ohio Parent

Save Money through Reciprocal Zoo and Museum Memberships – Northeast Ohio Parent

The Key to Finding Travel Deals for your Next Family Vacation – Early Morning Money 

Saving at Disney World: Tickets – The Miller Life



The Great Cleveland Donut Tour of 2018 – Cleveland Plus

Baseball Lovers’ Guide to Northeast Ohio and Beyond – Northeast Ohio Parent

A Family Guide to the Ultimate Cleveland Staycation – Northeast Ohio Parent 

Olmsted Performing Arts & Other Local Programs Provide Affordable Options for Learning, Entertainment – Northeast Ohio Parent 

The Blossom Music Festival with The Cleveland Orchestra – Northeast Ohio Parent


Personal Finance

The Top 40 Personal Finance Podcasts – PT Money

Five Resources for Starting Your Own Financial Literacy Program – Plutus Foundation

16 Best Checking Accounts For 2019 – Club Thrifty



10 Best Smart Pet Feeders in 2019 – Home Toys



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