Paula Pant is the founder of award-winning website AffordAnything.com and a writer and speaker specializing in money, business and real estate investing.
She has been featured more than four dozen major publications, including Forbes, Fortune, Money.com, AOL DailyFinance, Marketplace Money, Kiplinger, Bloomberg Business, Inc. Magazine, Business Insider, and many more.
She’s contributed to dozens of major websites, including U.S. News, AARP Bulletin, MSN Money, Bankrate, Hotpads, Trulia, Huffington Post, AOL DailyFinance, AOL Real Estate and the Motley Fool. She is the Budgeting and Personal Finance Expert for About.com.
She speaks at conferences across the nation on money, business and lifestyle. Her speaking appearances include the Financial Bloggers Conference (Charlotte, 2015; New Orleans, 2014; St. Louis, 2013; Denver, 2012), Great Escape Publishing (Costa Rica, 2015 and 2014; Denver, 2015; Boston, 2013; San Francisco, 2012); Digital CoLab (San Diego, 2014); New Media Expo (Las Vegas, 2014); Society of Professional Journalists (New Orleans, 2011).
She’s a regular on the Stacking Benjamins Podcast and makes frequent guest appearances on many major podcasts, including BiggerPockets and Entrepreneur on Fire.
She is the owner of Catalyst, a content marketing firm tailored for financial services and real estate companies. It specializes in content marketing, email campaigns, marketing automation, search-engine optimization and social media management.
Pant began her career as a newspaper reporter in Colorado, quickly rising to the position of deputy news editor. She interviewed Vice President Joe Biden, presidential contender Dick Gephardt and film critic Roger Ebert. She left her post in 2008 to travel across the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Australia for two years.
She won a 2010 Society of Professional Journalists regional award for a two-minute video she filmed, produced and narrated from Kathmandu, Nepal.
She is a real estate investor, as the owner of seven rental property units in metropolitan Atlanta. She holds a real estate license in Georgia.
She graduated magna cum laude from the Honors Program at the University of Colorado at Boulder.