Valerie Rind is the author of the award-winning book, Gold Diggers and Deadbeat Dads: True Stories of Friends, Family, and Financial Ruin.
During a hiatus from a corporate career, Ms. Rind worked for a housing authority to create its pilot personal finance program for 500 low-income individuals.
She writes about personal finance at ValerieRind.com and contributes to major media outlets.
Valerie is a highly unusual writer: she never drinks coffee. Instead, she is fueled by red Twizzlers.