I cover the intersection between politics and the economy, with a special focus on how federal policy affects the bottom line for businesses and individuals.
What was your first job?
Dental assistant. (Flossing is crucial.)
What advice do you wish someone had given you before you started this career?
The "biggest" stories are not necessarily the most important stories to tell.
In your next life, what would your career be?
Astronaut ... definitely an astronaut.
What’s something that you thought you knew but later found out you were wrong about?
How to pronounce "subsequently."
What’s the favorite item in your workspace and why?
My mug, which says "I'm a Grown-A** Lady and I Do What I Want."
Episodes by Kimberly (761)
Make Me Smart | Episode 931
Investors are asking ChatGPT for stock market adviceMay 24, 2023
Make Me Smart | Episode 927
Make Me Smart | Episode 926
Everything you wanted to know about the debt ceilingMay 17, 2023
Make Me Smart | Episode 923
The law that could bring Florida's economy to a haltMay 12, 2023
Latest Stories (743)
Reporter's Notebook: In Egypt, report or stay safe?
Jul 4, 2013
Egyptian coup leaves freelance journalist a choice between on-the-ground reporting and risks to her safety.
Markets spike on Egypt's sharp turn
Jul 4, 2013
Markets in Egypt rose so quickly this morning officials had to temporarily suspend trading.
Post-revolution Egypt: Not much better and about to get worse for the poor
Jun 7, 2013
The economic downtown that followed Egypt's uprising continues to make difficult circumstances even worse for the country's poor.