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Laura Adams

Laura Adams

Money Expert and Spokesperson

Laura Adams is a money expert and spokesperson for Finder. She's one of the nation’s leading personal finance and business authorities. As an award-winning author and host of the top-rated Money Girl podcast since 2008, millions of readers, listeners, and loyal fans benefit from her practical advice. Laura is a trusted source for media and has been featured on most major news outlets, including ABC, Bloomberg, CBS, Consumer Reports, Forbes, Fortune, FOX, Money, MSN, NBC, NPR, NY Times, USA Today, US News, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and more. She received an MBA from the University of Florida and lives in Vero Beach, Florida. Her mission is to empower consumers to live healthy and rich lives by making the most of what they have, planning for the future, and making smart money decisions every day.

Latest articles by Laura Adams

33 articles written by this author

8 investing tips every beginner should know

If you’re new to investing, you need to read this.

Laura Adams 11 April 2024
8 investing tips every beginner should know

Should you prepay a mortgage or invest extra money?

Comparing investment returns vs. mortgage savings.

Laura Adams 27 March 2024
Should you prepay a mortgage or invest extra money?

9 ways to build emergency funds using a high-yield savings account (HYSA)

What you need to know about preparing for unexpected expenses.

Laura Adams 20 March 2024
9 ways to build emergency funds using a high-yield savings account (HYSA)

Money market deposit vs. savings account — Which is better?

Where should you be putting your money?

Laura Adams 8 March 2024
Money market deposit vs. savings account — Which is better?

6 things to know before investing in a brokerage account

From knowing how much you have in savings to understanding the tax implications that come with investing.

Laura Adams 28 February 2024
6 things to know before investing in a brokerage account

Got married or divorced? 5 insurance changes to make now

What to do with your insurance when you say "I do" ... or "I don't anymore."

Laura Adams 13 February 2024
Got married or divorced? 5 insurance changes to make now

Did you know a 7-year-old law might mean you’ll pay more in taxes in 2026?

5 tips to cut taxes even if the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act expires.

Laura Adams 5 February 2024
Did you know a 7-year-old law might mean you’ll pay more in taxes in 2026?

9 situations you should never use a debit card

Debit or credit: what should you be using and when is it time to put the debit card away?

Laura Adams 19 January 2024
9 situations you should never use a debit card

7 things every successful investor should know

Smart investments moves you need to know about.

Laura Adams 17 January 2024
7 things every successful investor should know

5 money New Year’s resolutions for 2024 you can keep

Ring in the New Year right with these handy hints.

Laura Adams 20 December 2023
5 money New Year’s resolutions for 2024 you can keep
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