Kristine Gill


Kristine Gill is a former newspaper reporter and now a full-time freelance writer primarily covering personal finance and workplace culture for Real Simple. Her work has appeared in Fortune Magazine,, Gulfshore Life Magazine, and other major publications.

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Latest from Kristine Gill
how to make your money last longer in retirement
How to Make Your Money Last Through Retirement
Charitable donations and charitable giving: A guide to donating to charity intelligently
Everything You Need to Know About Making Charitable Donations
Best time of year to buy a house - house on calendar
Picking the Right Time to Buy a House Can Help You Save—or Get You in Your Dream Home More Quickly
what to expect when calling irs - tips, what to have
What to Expect When You Call the IRS (and How to Prepare)
401k distributions - what to know, guide to minimum distributions, and more
How 401(k) Distributions Work
10 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill This Winter, According to Pros
Lighting Sparklers This Fourth of July? You Need to Read This
How to pick the best place to retire for you - pretty retirement spot
How to Pick the Best Place to Retire for You
How jewelry insurance works - guide to jewelry insurance
Should You Get Jewelry Insurance? Here's What Experts Have to Say
The best time of year to buy appliances to save money - washing machine
This Is the Best Time to Buy New Appliances to Save Big
Energy saving tips: Tips and ideas for an energy-efficient home (lightbulbs)
5 Clever Energy-Saving Tips You'll Wish You Knew Sooner
How much to dip delivery: How much to tip for food and pizza delivery drivers (pizza)
Here's How Much You Should Be Tipping for Food Delivery
How much to tip nail salon - manicure
If You're Getting Your Nails Done, You Absolutely Need to Tip—Here's How Much
Greeting Cards
How to Pluralize Last Names for Holiday Cards—Even Tricky Ones Ending in 'S'
Woman Playing With Dog On Sofa At Home
Your Brain Needs Down Time—Here's Why "Always-On" Culture Is Bad For You
office supplies
Company Culture Matters—Look for These Signs of a Positive or Toxic Workplace
What to Know About Mental Health Resources at Work, and How to Take Advantage of Them
grey envelope with notification-Email concept
This is What Checking Email After Work Does to Your Brain
Laptop display for mockup on table in colored room
How to Identify a Job With Good Work-Life Balance
Aging in place - what is aging in place and what to consider: smiling woman
What It Means to Age in Place—and How You Can Make It Work for You
Long-term care insurance guide, explainer - costs, needs, and more
What Long-Term Care Insurance Is (and Why You Might Want to Consider It Now)
Prescription Drug Delivery Services: box of prescriptions
A Handy Primer to Prescription Drug Delivery Services
7 Ways to Save on Health Care
7 Ways to Save on Health Care Costs
How to Save Money on Prescription Drug Costs
8 Savvy Ways to Save on Pricey Prescription Drug Costs