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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

Fall Getaways: Foliage Be Damned

Personal finance expert Lauren Lyons Cole explains how to nab an affordable fall vacation by thinking outside the leaf-peeping box.

Get a Jump on Holiday Shopping

Take advantage of Columbus Day sales for a jump start on your gift list. Personal finance expert Lauren Lyons Cole has tips on saving money this holiday season.

Navigating Obamacare

Everyone's talking Obamacare. Lauren Lyons Cole tells you everything you need to know about the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Buy Your Next Car Online

Leveraging the power of the internet may actually net you a heap of savings when you purchase you next automobile.

Financial Atonement

Regardless of your religious beliefs, Yom Kippur can allow you to take stock of your money transgressions and make resolutions for a fresh start.

Late Back-to-School Saving

Sometimes not doing your homework ahead of time can pay off when buying school supplies. Lauren Lyons Cole explains how to cram.

Dominate Student Debt

Those saddled by student loans need to take control of the situation. Lauren Lyons Cole explains how.

Eating Healthy on the Cheap

You don't need to pay Whole Foods prices to get delicious and nutritious food. Lauren Lyons Cole explains how to shop smart this summer.

5 Tips to Being the Perfect Houseguest

A visit to friends can be more fun (and economical) when you stay with them. Lauren Lyons Cole explains how to be the perfect houseguest.

5 Things Not to Buy During Summer

Summer may mean you're more relaxed, but it could also lead to an increase in spending. Personal Finance Expert Lauren Lyons Cole explains.

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