Want to teach your kids good money habits and set them up for success? Laura breaks down three types of kids banking accounts and gives you her recommendations so you’ll know what’s best for your babies, tweens, teens, and everything in-between!
Laura Adams, Quick and Dirty Tips
Laura Adams is an award-winning author of multiple books, including Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich. Her newest 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 writer and host of the popular Money Girl Podcast, a top weekly audio show in Apple Podcasts, since 2008. She’s a frequent source for the national media and has been featured on most major news outlets including NBC, CBS, ABC FOX, Bloomberg, NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Money, Time, Kiplinger’s, USA Today, U.S News, Huffington Post, Marketplace, Forbes, Fortune, Consumer Reports, MSN, and many other radio, print, and online publications.
Millions of readers and listeners benefit from her practical financial advice. Her mission is to empower consumers to live richer lives through her podcasting, speaking, spokesperson, teaching, and advocacy work.
Laura received an MBA from the University of Florida. Visit LauraDAdams.com to learn more and connect with her.
Laura covers six ways to invest in crypto, including some clever, tax-advantaged options for skipping capital gains taxes. You’ll learn what cryptocurrency is, how to buy it, how it gets taxed, and a strategy to start stacking coins.
Should you fill your wallet with credit cards or limit the number you have? It all depends on how you use credit and what makes sense for your financial life. Laura explains how to use credit responsibly and determine what number of credit cards is right for you.
Tired of holiday debt hangovers? Money Girl interviews Kristy Olinger, Credit Card Product Manager at Citizens, and co-host of The Opposite of Small Talk podcast, for tips on stretching your budget, using often-overlooked card benefits, and safe shopping this holiday season.
Confused about how 401(k)s work? Laura explains the rules for using these tax-advantaged retirement accounts, including employer matching, contribution limits, rollovers, withdrawals, loans, and more.
Feeling bitcoin or cryptocurrency FOMO right now? Laura interviews Fred Schebesta, author and founder of Finder.com, about the future of cryptocurrency and what bitcoin beginners should know.
Should you open a joint bank account? Get a credit card together? Cosign a mortgage? Money Girl Laura Adams covers ten crucial rules for first-time couples managing their money together.
Do you know the difference between good and bad debt? Laura explains why it’s a critical concept for saving money, building wealth, and creating more financial security. Plus, she covers a simple 7-step plan for paying off debt fast.
If you’re looking for a clever way to cut taxes, pay less for healthcare, and build retirement savings, a health savings account (HSA) delivers. Laura’s guide will help you start an HSA, understand the rules, and use it to your financial advantage.
Ready to achieve your financial goals and build the rich life you’re dreaming about? Laura covers seven steps to reach your money goals faster, figure out what they should be, and stay motivated for the long haul.