Laura Adams

Laura Adams is a personal finance expert, consumer advocate, spokesperson, and author of multiple books. Her title, Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich, won the prestigious Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award in 2011. She is passionate about making complex financial topics easy to understand. She hosts the popular “Money Girl Podcast,” which has been downloaded over 40 million times. The show consistently ranks among iTunes’ top-10 business podcasts. Laura is frequently quoted in the media and her advice has been featured on thousands of national TV, radio, print, and online outlets.

Recent Articles By The Author

6 Reasons Skipping Renters Insurance Is a Huge Mistake

6 Reasons Skipping Renters Insurance Is a Huge Mistake

When you understand the benefits you get from an inexpensive renters policy, you won't want to leave your rental without it.

How a Pay-As-You-Drive Policy Can Cut the Cost of Auto Insurance

How a Pay-As-You-Drive Policy Can Cut the Cost of Auto Insurance

Get the facts about this option and how making a change could save money.

5 Questions to Know What Insurance Coverage You Need in Retirement

5 Questions to Know What Insurance Coverage You Need in Retirement

The answers to these questions will help you create an affordable insurance plan in retirement.

8 Tips to Get Health Insurance for the Best Price

8 Tips to Get Health Insurance for the Best Price

Health care premiums are up, and the number of health insurers offering marketplace plans is down. Despite the challenges, use these tips to get great coverage at the lowest price.

How to Prepare Your Finances for Medicare Changes Coming in 2017

How to Prepare Your Finances for Medicare Changes Coming in 2017

If you're getting close to becoming eligible for Medicare or are already enrolled, get your finances prepared for the changes coming in 2017.

School Is In Session: 5 Ways Families With College Students Can Save Money

School Is In Session: 5 Ways Families With College Students Can Save Money

Use these money-saving tips to cut the cost of college while still getting a great education.

10 Tips to Improve Your Credit-Based Insurance Score

10 Tips to Improve Your Credit-Based Insurance Score

If you've never heard of a credit-based insurance score, it's time to understand how it affects what you pay for different types of insurance.

Hoarding and Homeowners Insurance: 7 Warning Signs That Could Cost You

Hoarding and Homeowners Insurance: 7 Warning Signs That Could Cost You

Hoarders are up against many potential hazards and challenges, including the risk of losing their homeowners insurance. Learn the warning signs and tips to protect your homeowners insurance policy.

With Health Costs Rising, Here's How Consumers Can Get Smart About Insurance

With Health Costs Rising, Here's How Consumers Can Get Smart About Insurance

Not happy about higher health insurance premiums, deductibles, and out-of-pocket costs? Consider ways to cut health costs and save more money.

Don't Want to Buy Renters Insurance? You Might Not Have a Choice

Don't Want to Buy Renters Insurance? You Might Not Have a Choice

Although most renters choose not to buy renters insurance, there's a growing trend that might force you to purchase it to protect yourself and your landlord.