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

Should You Invest Your Money in the Next Hot IPO?

Should You Invest Your Money in the Next Hot IPO?

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?

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

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?

Behold the Best Budget Travel Destinations for 2015

Behold the Best Budget Travel Destinations for 2015

Summer travel plans can waylay even the most thoughtfully constructed budgets. But it's possible to outsmart rising prices.

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

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

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

'Shark Tank' Entrepreneurs Reveal Secret to Getting a Deal with Kevin O’Leary and Tips for Working with Your Spouse

'Shark Tank' Entrepreneurs Reveal Secret to Getting a Deal with Kevin O’Leary and Tips for Working with Your Spouse

Josh and Sara Margulis, co-founders of online honeymoon registry Honeyfund, discovered how to use angel investment and prime time exposure to grow their business.

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

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? Crowdfunding Everything From Honeymoons to Retirement

Tacky or Tasteful? Crowdfunding Everything From Honeymoons to Retirement

Crowdfunding the honeymoon is a growing trend among Millennial couples, who are getting married later and are often cohabitating before they walk down the aisle.

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

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

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

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.