Kevin Payne


About the author


Travel rewards, personal finance


Currently pursuing accredited financial counselor (AFC) certification.


  • 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.

Family Money Adventure was a 2020 Plutus Award finalist for Best Family or Couples Finance Content. Kevin is a member of the Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine blogger team. He is also a member of the Plutus Foundation Advisory Group.

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