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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, Realtor.com, Gulfshore Life Magazine, and other major publications.
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