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Kelly Phillips Erb

Greater Philadelphia, PA
Senior Editor — Forbes
Covers:  tax, investing, IRS, law, nonprofits, tax policy, tax news, millennials, offshore, careers, entrepreneurs, freelance, side hustles

@Forbes editor for Investing & @ForbesBankable. Tax lawyer, coffee drinker, sports mom. Former southerner, converted mostly for the snow. Email:

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Kelly Phillips Erb is the editorial lead at Bankable by Forbes. Bankable offers fresh perspectives on money, career, and balance.

Kelly is also a senior editor at Forbes, LLC where she writes about tax and tax policy, including tax-related security & technology issues as part of the popular T...

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The plan today? #Shutdown the competition. (I know, terrible, but trying to stay on topic.) #shesakeeper #fieldhockey #proudmom
Older mom to newly pregnant mom: How are you feeling? Pregnant mom: Tired. Older mom: Oh, that will pass. Me: Huh? #parenting
For those confused @ McConnell's no vote, from my article: 5 GOP Senators voted no and one abstained (it's worth noting that House Maj. Leader McConnell (R-KY) cast a no vote as a procedural matter in order to raise the matter for reconsideration). 
@JerseyTodd You have to pay but IRS doesn't have to pay you. Congress gotta eat.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job as a journalist was also my first real job - working for our local paper in my sleepy hometown of Hampstead, NC.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. We still have one in our house, my daughter loves it.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Joe Bradley from Roman Holiday. Sigh.