About the Author
Laurie Itkin empowers and educates women to become successful self-directed investors. She is the founder of The Options Lady (www.TheOptionsLady.com) and mentors women on how to use stock and options strategies to augment their income. She is also an investment advisor representative with Coastwise Capital Group, an award-winning investment advisor specializing in customized portfolios that combine dividend-paying stocks, ETFs and options. Laurie holds a bachelor of science degree in economics with a concentration in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the San Diego Women’s Foundation and the Hera Hub community for women entrepreneurs. Laurie competes in squash tournaments throughout the country and also practices yoga. She lives in San Diego, CA.