Lauren Hamer

  • Writer and editor for 4+ years
  • Paid off student loans in six months
  • Nerdy about words, good stories, and the Oxford comma


Budgeting, student loans

Personal finance experience

Lauren Hamer is a Credible authority on personal finance. Her work has been featured by MSN, AOL, Yahoo Finance, Fox Business, Glassdoor, The Muse, and more.

Previous experience

Prior to Credible, Lauren worked as a personal finance and career staff writer and a freelance copywriter for dozens of e-commerce start-ups. She is also a Certified Professional Resume Writer who has helped more than 500 job seekers land higher-paying jobs through her career coaching business,

When Lauren is not writing, you will find her wandering the North Carolina mountains trying to escape WiFi signal with her rescue dog, Lyle.


Lauren earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Special Education from Appalachian State University.