Our Team

Part Time Money Team

Philip Taylor, CPA – Founder & Editor-In-Chief

Philip Taylor, aka “PT”, is a CPA, blogger, podcaster, husband, and father of three. PT is also the founder and CEO of the personal finance industry conference and trade show, FinCon.

PT created this website back in 2007 to share his advice on money, hold himself accountable (while paying off over $75k in debt), and to meet others passionate about moving toward financial independence.

Emily Guy Birken – Senior Editor & Contributor

Emily Guy Birken is an award-winning writer, author, money coach, and retirement expert. Her four books include The Five Years Before You Retire, Choose Your Retirement, Making Social Security Work For You, and End Financial Stress Now. Learn more about Emily at EmilyGuyBirken.com.

Claudia Pennington – Partnerships & Business Development

Ashley Barnett – Managing Editor

Kevin Payne – Editor & Contributor

Kevin Payne is a freelance writer from Cleveland, Ohio and the family travel and budget expert behind Family Money Adventure.

Clint Proctor – Editor & Contributor

Clint Proctor is the founder of the Wallet Wise Guy and a freelance writer. You can find his work at Business Insider, US News, Forbes, Yahoo Finance, Credit Karma, Student Loan Planner, and many other news sites and blogs.

Susan Edminson – Administrative & Social Media

Alfie Friolo – WordPress Developer

Contributors

Stefanie O’Connell – Contributor

Stefanie O’Connell is an author, millennial money expert, speaker, consultant, and media personality. Her work & advice has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, and Oprah Magazine. A graduate of New York University, Stefanie lives in Harlem with her fiance. Learn more at stefanieoconnell.com.

Jeff Rose, CFP – Contributor

Jeff Rose is a certified financial planner CFP in Nashville, TN, combat veteran, and author of Soldier of Finance. Jeff contributes to Forbes and runs his own Youtube channel Wealth Hacker.

Jason Steele – Contributor

Jason Steele is a travel and credit card expert. He contributes regularly to The Points Guy and a variety of notable travel and finance publications. Jason lives in Denver and enjoys traveling with his family and cycling. Follow Jason on Twitter @realjasonsteele.

Brandon Turner – Contributor

Brandon Turner is the former Senior Editor and Community Manager for Bigger Pockets, the leading online real estate investing community. Brandon is an active real estate investor who enjoys long term investing, house flipping, and writing about all things real estate like foreclosures, short sales, and bank repos. Follow him on Twitter at @BrandonatBP.