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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

40 articles written by this author

7 Ways to Grow Your Extra Money

From 401Ks to IRAs: How you can be maximizing your returns.

Laura Adams 11 July 2024
7 Ways to Grow Your Extra Money

Choosing dollar-cost averaging or lump-sum investing

What is the right investment strategy for you?

Laura Adams 2 July 2024
Choosing dollar-cost averaging or lump-sum investing

Investing vs. paying off credit card debt

Should you prioritize building a nest-egg or paying down debt?

Laura Adams 25 June 2024
Investing vs. paying off credit card debt

How to compare buying and leasing your next car

Should you lease or buy your next car? Laura Adams breaks down your options.

Laura Adams 31 May 2024
How to compare buying and leasing your next car

6 signs you’re investing too much for retirement

The balancing act: Assessing your retirement investments against your short-term finances.

Laura Adams 9 May 2024
6 signs you’re investing too much for retirement

Tips for getting your finances right

Feeling money stress? Try 8 strategies to solve financial challenges

Laura Adams 3 May 2024
Tips for getting your finances right

5 tips to build great credit using credit cards

Plus, how many credit cards should you have?

Laura Adams 16 April 2024
5 tips to build great credit using credit cards

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)
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