Laura Adams is a personal finance expert and award-winning author of multiple books, including Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich. Her most recent title, Debt-Free Blueprint: How to Get Out of Debt and Build a Financial Life You Love, is an Amazon No. 1 New Release. Laura’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, Kiplinger’s Huffington Post, and many other radio, print, and online outlets. Since 2013, she’s completed over 1,000 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 Austin, Texas with her husband and their yellow Lab.
APR is the interest rate that is charged to the balance of your credit card. Credit cards have different APRs for different types of balances. For example, a balance transfer may have a different APR than purchases.