About Me

Lacey Langford, The Military Money Expert®Lacey Langford, The Military Money Expert®


Figuring out what to do with your money can be overwhelming, not to mention frustrating as heck. And that doesn’t even include your military career. Poor money management in the military? No sir or ma’am. You’re held to a higher standard. That’s where I can help.


Money + military = my thing

I’m Lacey Langford, AFC, military wife, mom, and veteran. I was raised everywhere (yep, Army brat) and served in the U.S. Air Force where I kicked some serious butt as an Information Manager. All right maybe not butt-kicking but I did do some mean performance report editing.


Thanks to my parents I was raised to spend less than I made and save for the future. Now, that doesn’t mean I always listened (there were some financial hiccups in my 20s). After I separated from the Air Force, I pursued a career in finance to learn how to take my money knowledge to the next level. Here’s where my creds come in:


  • B.S. in Business Administration from UNC at Wilmington
  • Executive Certificate from Duke University
  • Accredited Financial Counselor®
  • Candidate for CFP® certification

I married my Air Force sweetheart who ended up transferring to the Army. We had two little Army brats of our own and for years lived the nomad life, going wherever the military sent us. That was amazing but let’s be honest, nomads can have a hard time finding work. I spent years honing my craft by volunteering on military installations helping Soldiers and their families with their finances. But as much as I loved trying to win over a hostile Soldier being ordered to get financial counseling, I wanted a paying gig. So out of frustration with the military cramping my career plans, I decided to make my own j-o-b. And that folks, is how this all began.


I started a coaching business that I could pack up on a moment’s notice and PCS with. As part of my business, I created LaceyLangford.com to help service members, veterans, and their families get their financial lives running smoothly.


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Now my hubby’s retired from the Army, and we live in North Carolina with our two wild and crazy boys.


Lacey’s Official Bio

Lacey Langford, AFC® is The Military Money Expert® and the founder of LaceyLangford.com a personal finance blog specializing in the unique world of the U.S. military. Lacey’s the creator and host of The Military Money Show, a podcast dedicated to helping the military community with personal finance.

Besides being a financial coach, Lacey teaches other financial professionals to build a portable and profitable coaching business through her Financial Coaching Business Builder course.

She’s an Accredited Financial Counselor® with over 15 years of experience in financial planning, counseling, and coaching. Her education includes an Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Duke University and a B.S. in Finance from the Unversity of North Carolina at Wilmington.

As a U.S. Air Force Veteran, military spouse, financial coach, speaker, and writer she changes people’s mindset from being fearful of money to having control and confidence with it.

She likes long walks on the beach, cross stitch, and opera. Just kidding. She loves reality TV, chili-cheese Fritos, and laughing.