Libby Kane


Libby Kane is the associate editor at LearnVest. After graduating from Wellesley College, where she was an editor at the Wellesley News, she joined the LearnVest team. Her work has appeared on the Huffington Post, Forbes, the Fiscal Times and more. Libby spends her time visiting the best museums she can find—the mustier, the better. Follow Libby Kane on Twitter and Google+

Posts by Libby Kane

Obamacare Deadline Looms: The Last Day to Buy Insurance Is March 31

If you don’t have health insurance, March 31 is the last day to buy a plan. Here’s what happens if you don’t enroll in time. More

Adjustable Rate Mortgages Make a Comeback

They contributed to the housing crisis, but lenders and buyers are once again using ARMs. What’s with the rise in popularity? More

Is an Ivy League Degree Antiquated?

A new survey finds that most Americans still assign a lot of importance to a university’s pedigree—but hiring managers don’t. More

The Myth of the Post-Retirement Worker

Only a small percentage of people who want a job in retirement can actually secure one, thanks to these roadblocks. More

Millions Miss Out on College Aid

Research reveals that many who qualify for federal student aid don’t bother to apply. And the reason may surprise you. More

Coming Soon: Easier Access to Your Credit Score?

A consumer watchdog group is encouraging banks to put scores on monthly statements. Here’s what it means for you. More

The Sneaky Student Loan Loophole

As the college debt burden grows, some people are taking out student loans for a surprising reason: to make ends meet. Good idea? More

Frequent Flier Miles Will Soon Favor the Rich

Starting in 2015, Delta will no longer reward people based on how many miles they fly—but by how much they shell out. More

Where Income Inequality Thrives

A new study finds that the pay gap is more drastic in the country’s major cities. Here’s why. More

Americans Hold Tight to Tax Refunds

A new survey finds that over half of taxpayers plan to use their refunds responsibly. Can you guess who’s getting the most back? More