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.