Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell is an Arkansas-based journalist who writes for TheStreet and MainStreet on personal finance, small business and leisure/travel issues.
Recent Articles By The Author
Making a Debt Escape Plan, Not Buying a Home: The New American Dream
Baby Boomers and GenX’rs would probably have told you in their 20s that The American Dream was to buy a home, but not today.
Surviving Your Crazy Family: Staying Sane and Solvent Over the Holidays
Let’s face it: the movie “Christmas Vacation” became a pop-culture classic, because everyone's family is a little Griswoldian.
13 Most Expensive Cities in America to Buy Car Insurance
Detroit has the distinction of having the highest automobile insurance rates in the country, according to a recent study. Here are 12 other cities that have expensive car insurance.
7 Spookiest Places Places to Visit Nationwide for Halloween
Go here to get in the spirit of spookiness.
Survey Finds 'Motor City' Drivers Pay Most for Auto Insurance
The survey of 25 of the most populated cities in the U.S. found Detroit the most expensive for coverage.
The Most and Least Expensive Cities for Auto Insurance
What city you live in can have a major influence on how much your pay for car insurance.
Fall Baseball Getaways: Plan Your Next Vacation Around America's Pastime
The Boys of Summer are almost ready to call it a season at the end of September. If you haven’t gotten enough baseball, head for a baseball-themed fall getaway.
Safe and Cost Effective Ways to Prevent Fleas and Ticks on your Pets
Gone are the days when pet owners had only two choices to protect their four-legged family from fleas, ticks and other parasites. But it's up to you to filter out the bad options and spend your money the right way.
10 Places to Get a Great Hot Dog
For some people, nothing screams summer like a good old American hot dog. Here is MainStreet's list of the best from around the country.
Don't Let July 4 Blow up Your Budget
One of the biggest blowout celebrations of the summer is coming next week, and retailers are expecting a banner of a sales boost. But can you be festive without diluting your bank account?