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​• Nationally recognized expert in online personal finance writing
• Leading voice on frugality, family finance, credit, and credit card rewards
• 2015 Plutus Award for “Best Contributor/Freelancer for Personal Finance”
• Co-author of book Zero Down Your Debt, released in January 2017 (Mango Publishing)
• Co-owner of popular personal finance website, ClubThrifty.com

Experience

Holly Johnson is a credit card expert, award-winning writer, and mother of two who is obsessed with frugality, budgeting, and travel.  In addition to serving as contributing editor for The Simple Dollar and writing for publications such as Business Insider,  U.S. News and World Report Travel, and Travel Pulse, Johnson owns Club Thrifty and is the co-author of "Zero Down Your Debt: Reclaim Your Income and Build a Life You’ll Love."

About The Balance and Dotdash

The Balance makes personal finance easy to understand. It is home to experts who provide clear, practical advice on managing your money. Whether you’re looking to invest, buy a home, save for retirement, or achieve another financial goal, The Balance will answer your questions with straightforward personal financial advice.

The Balance is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the internet, according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.