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Laura Adams is a personal finance expert and award-winning author of multiple books, including Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich. She’s been the host of Money Girl, the top-rated weekly podcast, since 2008.
Laura is frequently quoted in the national media and has been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, NPR, MSN, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, US News and World Report, Consumer Reports, Forbes, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, and many other radio, print, and online outlets. In 2014 alone, she completed 335 media interviews.
Millions of loyal listeners and readers benefit from her practical advice. Her mission is to help over 100 million students and consumers live richer lives through her podcasting, speaking, spokesperson, teaching, and advocacy work.
Laura received an MBA from the University of Florida. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and their yellow Lab. To learn more about Laura, visit LauraDAdams.com.
2011 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award: "Book of the Year for Adult Money Management" for Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich
2010 Nominee Best Business Podcast - Podcast Awards
2008 Nominee Best Business Podcast - Podcast Awards
2007 Nominee Best Business Podcast – Podcast Awards
2007 Nominee Best Business Podcast – Podcast Peer Awards
Quick and Dirty Tips for Life After College (St. Martin's Press 2012)
Money Girl's Post-Graduation Survival Guide: Set Yourself Up for Financial Success (St. Martin's Press 2011)
Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich (St. Martin's Press 2010)
Money Girl's Smart Moves to Deal with Your Debt (St. Martin's Press 2010)
Money Girl's 10 Steps to a Debt Free Life (Macmillan Audio 2009)
Money Girl's Guide to Retirement Planning (Macmillan Audio 2009)
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