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Lauren Lyons Cole

Lauren Lyons Cole is a personal finance contributor for TheStreet and a Certified Financial Planner. She is a frequent guest on television and radio networks, and has appeared on the NBC Today Show, ABC World News Tonight, CBS This MorningFox NewsFox BusinessMarketplace Money, and MTV, among others. Her financial advice has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street JournalCNN MoneyU.S. News & World Report, the Huffington Post, and more.

Lyons Cole’s experience as a financial planner has given her unique insight into the struggles many Americans face, as well as the solutions that work. In addition to working with individual clients, she often speaks at conferences, corporate events and universities, and has served as a consultant to many fintech startups. 

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Recent Articles By The Author

Drilling Down on Dental Costs: How to Save on Your Next Trip to the Dentist

Finances may be a bigger factor than fear when it comes to avoiding the dentist.

Invest Like a Lady: 3 Ways Women Can Get More Out of Their Retirement Portfolios

Women face unique challenges when it comes to retirement readiness, and 60% fear they will outlive their savings.

How to Be Happy After Graduation: Choose the Right Major

For new college students, choosing a major sets the course of their lifetime earning potential, yet most students study what they enjoy rather than considering their future income.

Back to School Sales Not Luring Parents Away From the Beach This Year

Beaches may be more crowded than usual this August, as more parents postpone their back-to-school shopping.

The Numbers Are Grim: America’s Financial Literacy #Fail Is Bigger Than You Think

American students spend about 1,000 hours in school each year, and yet very few, if any, of those hours are dedicated to learning about personal finance.

The Million Dollar Question: How Much Should You Save for Retirement?

Americans are reporting slightly higher confidence in their ability to retire, but how best to get there continues to confuse many.

Retirement Is Within Reach for the Affluent, But Many Still Wary of Market Turbulence

After six years of positive returns on the S&P 500, affluent investors are feeling more confident with their ability to manage their money and investments.

Shark Tank's Mr. Wonderful Launches Low-Risk, High-Yield ETF Line

Kevin O'Leary partnered with Connor O'Brien to form O'Shares, a line of five exchange traded funds, or ETFs, the first of which began trading today on the NYSE Arca.

Swipe Right on the Next Big Upcoming IPO? How to Invest in a Good Match

From Facebook to Fitbit, many novice investors get excited about the opportunity to invest in companies they know and love. But is that upcoming IPO good for your money?

Stretch Your Vacation Dollar With the Best Budget Travel Destinations for 2015

Summer travel plans can waylay even the most thoughtfully constructed budgets.

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