Lawrence Meyers

Lawrence Meyers

Lawrence Meyers is the founder and editor of The Liberty Portfolio, an investment advisory newsletter that seeks to deliver a real rate of return in excess of the annual cost of living (8-10%), with less risk than the market. The Liberty Portfolio also aims to generate $1,000 per month in income via options strategies.

Lawrence is also CEO of PDL Broker, which brokers financing, strategic investments, and distressed asset purchases between private equity firms and businesses of all stripes.

He was the first U.S. journalist to cover the payday loan sector for The Motley Fool. He is a frequent contributor to,,, ,,, and American Banker. He blogs at

He is also the author of Teacher of the Year: The Mystery and Legacy of Edwin Barlow, which 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft has praised; and Inside the TV Writer’s Room: Practical Advice for Succeeding in Screenwriting. Lawrence has more than 20 years of practical investing experience, and has covered stocks across virtually every sector of the market. He is one of the nation’s experts on consumer credit, and frequently consults for hedge funds and private equity via his Council Member status at Gerson Lehman Group, and as a member of Coleman Research Group’s Executive Forum. His op-eds and letters to the editor have appeared in more than two dozen major newspapers.

You can contact Lawrence at

A FAREWELL NOTE: I want to thank all my readers. I’ve been privileged to write more than 1,700 articles for this extraordinary publication over the past seven years. I’m moving on to focus more on my investment advisory newsletter, raising and placing capital for businesses and high net worth individuals, and non-finance related activities. You can reach me at, and a soon-to-be-relaunched

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