Liz Weston is an award-winning, nationally syndicated personal finance columnist and author of five books, including the national best-seller "Your Credit Score" and "Deal with Your Debt," which recently came out in a second edition. Her question-and-answer column "Money Talk" appears in newspapers throughout the country, including The Los Angeles Times, The Palm Beach Post, the Portland Oregonian and others. She’s also a regular commentator on public radio’s "Marketplace Money" and has appeared on "The Dr. Phil Show," the "Today" show, CNBC and "NBC Nightly News," among other outlets. She has a bachelor’s degree in economics and is a graduate of the Certified Financial Planner training program.
She lives with her husband and daughter in Los Angeles and blogs at AskLizWeston.