About Laura T. Coffey
Veteran journalist Laura T. Coffey writes a column for TODAY.com called “10 Tips for Keeping Your Money in Your Wallet.” Her crusade to help consumers make smart financial decisions began in 1996, when she fell victim to a scam and lost $1,700. (Don't worry — she got even.) Feel free to e-mail Laura with your feeback, tips and questions.
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