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 Morning, Fox News, Fox Business, Marketplace Money, and MTV, among others. Her financial advice has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, U.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
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