I'm Lauren

Whatever your own personal best life looks like – starting your own business, having a family, or traveling the world -you're probably going to need money to do it. Here in my little corner of the internet, my goal is simple: to help others master their finances
so they can live their best lives.

Lauren Bowling is a money and home-buying expert in Atlanta, Georgia. Launched in 2012, Financial Best Life (formerly L Bee and the Money Tree) is Lauren’s creative space, where she writes about money best practices and her own money mistakes and successes. Her expertise has been featured in The New York Times, Business Insider, Yahoo! Finance, Redbook, Woman’s Day, Forbes, CNBC, Architectural Digest, and more. In addition to her blog, you can find Lauren on Facebook and Instagram. 

After selling Financial Best Life to a division of The Motley Fool in 2019, Lauren reacquired the site in 2022. After years away, she’s happy to be back and connecting with money-minded readers of the site!

“let's brainstorm ways to be strategic with
money so it never holds us back from what we want to do, the places we want to see, or the things we want to create