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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

Shark Tank Entrepreneurs Discuss Getting a Deal With Kevin O’Leary

Few entrepreneurs on ABC's Shark Tank are lucky enough to receive an offer from one of the show’s investors, meet one couple that had to choose from three proposals.

Tacky or Tasteful? Honeymoon Registries on the Rise Among Engaged Couples

Honeymoon registries are becoming more common, with approximately 20% of engaged couples creating one to help fund their honeymoon.

Better Money Habits for Millennials: How to Teach Kids About Money

Good news for parents who want to help their children develop better money habits.

Financial Fix: Slamming the Gavel on a Young Auctioneer’s Spending Habits

Being smart and successful doesn't necessarily mean you know how to manage your money. Lauren Lyons Cole helps charity auctioneer CK Swett take his finances to the next level.

All in One Credit Card Solution Stratos Card Begins Shipping Today

Early adopters of the all in one credit card will soon get to test out the technology.

Why Creating a Will Should Be a Top Priority and How to Go About It

Creating a will is one of those things we all know we should do, but over half of Americans haven't gotten around to it.

Get the Salary Increase You Deserve: How to Ask for a Raise at Work

Asking for a raise at work is enough to send anybody into a cold sweat. Few people like talking about money, especially with their bosses.

Renting an Apartment? Top Reasons You Should Get Renters Insurance

If you've recently asked yourself, 'Should I get renters insurance?' we've got an easy answer for you: Yes.

The Hidden Costs of Buying a Home Will Break Your Budget If You Aren’t Careful

Buying a home is exciting, but the costs can add up quickly. It's important to build room into your budget for the hidden costs of buying a home.

Top Reasons Why You Are Getting Less of a Federal and State Tax Refund This Year

Your tax refund can change from year to year for a variety of reasons.

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