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Kathryn Flynn

Kathryn joined in 2014 as a Financial Writer. She is a firm believer in the need for financial awareness and education. Her specialties include creating consumer friendly content related to college savings and personal finance for families. She has worked in the investment industry for over 10 years and brings a wealth of knowledge to our readers. Kathryn received her MBA from DePaul University and currently resides in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband and three children. In her spare time, she enjoys running and spending time with her family.


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