Sarah Sharkey


Sarah Sharkey

Sarah Sharkey is a personal finance writer who enjoys helping people make better financial decisions.

With an MS in Management from the University of Florida Hough School of Business, she is able to write practical advice for anyone attempting to successfully navigate their finances.

Her work has been featured by Student Loan Hero, MagnifyMoney, and Centsai. Sarah writes about the ups and downs of navigating adulthood at Adventurous Adulting.

Sarah enjoys traveling, hiking and reading when she is not writing.


Digit Review 2019: An App That Makes Saving Money Easy

Many people find it difficult to make a conscious choice to save their money. It is much easier to just spend it. Although spending money can be fun sometimes, saving money is a necessary part of a healthy financial life. You may want to save more,...

9 Best Prepaid Cellphone Plans

If you don’t like the idea of being locked into a cell phone contract for two years, take heart. There is an alternative. A prepaid cell phone plan may be right for you. Prepaid plans are inherently different from the typical contract plans. Prepaid...

29 Best Places to Sell Shoes for Cash

If you are anything like me, then you have a box of shoes that you mistakenly thought you would love. You may have loved them in the store, but once you got them home you just have not worn them that often. It happens to all of us. In fact, I’m guilty of...

Lemonade Insurance Review 2019: Renters Insurance

Life happens. Bad things happen to cars, homes, and even apartments. Although you may be lucky for years at a time, it is likely that you will need to file an insurance claim at some point. If you have already had the misfortune to go through the...

26 Surprising Statistics About Welfare in America

Most of us are aware that our country has a "welfare" system. But it's not the same as what it once was. After the Welfare Reform Act of 1996, ongoing cash payments to the needy, summed up in the term "welfare checks," were changed and the program gained a...

RealtyShares Review 2019

If you have any dreams of retiring one day, then you have likely heard about the importance of investing your money. You have many investment options for your hard earned money. A large number of view real estate as an important component of their investment...

16 Legit Ways to Get Rid of Student Loan Debt Fast

Dealing with your student loans can seem like an overwhelming task. The sheer volume of student loan debt that we are dealing with is astronomical. According to CNBC, over 44 million Americans hold roughly $1.5 trillion of student loan debt. The average...

Average 401k Returns: How Do You Compare?

401(k) plans are a common way that many Americans use to plan their retirement nest egg. You are probably one of the millions of people who are using a 401(k) as part of your retirement plan. In fact, you might have most of your retirement fund squirreled...

You Don't Have to Sign Your Credit Card Receipts Anymore

At the end of a credit card transaction, the merchant usually asks for your signature. How many times have you scribbled something resembling a signature on your credit card receipt and thought, wow this looks just like a three-year-olds best doodle? You are...

32 Ways to Make 10 Dollars in a Day Online

Making money online sounds amazing, right? You get to make money on your own schedule. What if you could make 10 dollars a day online, every day with a small portion of your spare time? That 10 dollars can add up over time to make up a significant...