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CNBC's Senior Personal Finance Correspondent
Personal Finance Writer
Kelli B. Grant is a writer covering personal finance and consumer spending for CNBC.com.
Lorie Konish is a reporter covering personal finance at CNBC.com.
Personal Finance Writer
Sarah O'Brien is a business writer who specializes in personal finance, real estate and corporate finance.
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