Sarah Sharkey

Clever Girl Finance Writer

Sarah Sharkey

About Sarah Sharkey

  • Freelance writer for various personal finance publications, including Clever Girl Finance writing on topics like financial literacy, investing, budgeting, and more
  • 5+ years of experience writing about personal finance
  • Owner of Adventurous Adulting


  • B.S. in Biology from the University of Florida
  • M.S. in Management from the University of Florida


Sarah Sharkey is a personal finance writer who earned a Master's in Management from the Hough School of Business at the University of Florida.

She truly believes that personal finance is indeed personal. So, she enjoys helping people make the right financial decisions for their unique situations. That means digging into the nitty-gritty details of financial products to root out the good, the bad, and the ugly. Her goal is to help readers find the best fit for their needs.

When not writing about money, Sarah can be found exploring the waters near her coastal home with her husband and dogs. Boating with a book is her favorite combination!

Personal achievements

  • Buying a house at age 25
  • Hitting a six-figure net worth at age 25
  • Building a freelance writing business that supports her family

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About Clever Girl Finance

Clever Girl Finance® is a mission-driven company aimed at providing women with much-needed financial guidance and support to build financial confidence and make smart money decisions in their day-to-day lives.

We do this through our completely free resources including personal finance courses, one-on-one mentor calls, articles, audio, and video content, an incredibly supportive community, and more.

Through our approach, we support our community in a fun, engaging, relatable, and non-judgmental way. Our team is dedicated to helping women to become accountable, ditch debt, save money, and build real wealth.

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