Laura Vanderkam

Writer, Journalist and Author.


Laura Vanderkam is the author of All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Wealth, 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think, What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast: A Short Guide to Making Over Your Mornings--and Lifeand Grindhopping: Build a Rewarding Career Without Paying Your Dues. She is a member of USA Today's Board of Contributors, writes the "168 Hours" blog for CBS MoneyWatch, and her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, City Journal, Scientific American, Reader's Digest, Prevention,, and other publications. She has appeared on numerous television programs, including The Today Show and Fox & Friends, hundreds of radio segments, and has spoken about time, money and productivity to audiences ranging from the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association to MTV's employees to graduating seniors at her high school, the Indiana Academy, who brought her back as their commencement speaker in 2006.