From 2013 to 2015, Lauren worked as a Personal Finance Contributor at Thestreetcom. In 2015, she became a Personal Finance Editor at International Business Times. Lauren quit the publication in 2016 and joined Consumer Reports as a Multimedia Journalist. Currently, Lauren is a Senior editor at Business Insider and a Certified Financial Planner.
Lauren has appeared on television and radio networks, including the NBC Today Show, CBS This Morning, Marketplace Money, and Fox News, among others. She has also been featured as a financial expert in the New York Times.