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

2015 401k Limits and Other Numbers That Will Impact Your Wallet

2015 401k Limits and Other Numbers That Will Impact Your Wallet

A new year is upon us, and 2015 has plenty in store for your wallet.

Charitable Contributions Made Easy: How to Find the Best Charities for Your Donation

Charitable Contributions Made Easy: How to Find the Best Charities for Your Donation

A staggering 95% of American households donate to charity organizations.

How to Be More Productive and Improve Concentration at Work

How to Be More Productive and Improve Concentration at Work

Recent research found that people who engage in 'workplace Internet leisure browsing' are 9% more productive than those who don’t.

How to Stop Impulse Shopping and Stick to Your Budget This Holiday Season

How to Stop Impulse Shopping and Stick to Your Budget This Holiday Season

Impulse shopping is big business for retailers during the holiday season.

White Elephant Gifts: Funny and Creative Ideas for Your Holiday Gift Exchange

White Elephant Gifts: Funny and Creative Ideas for Your Holiday Gift Exchange

White elephant gift exchanges are more about entertaining than giving and receiving.

Discounted Gift Cards: How to Score Cheap Gift Cards This Holiday Season

Discounted Gift Cards: How to Score Cheap Gift Cards This Holiday Season

For the eighth year in a row, gift cards are the most popular holiday gift.

Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday 2014: Shop the Best Deals

Black Friday vs. Cyber Monday 2014: Shop the Best Deals

Black Friday signals the start of the holiday shopping season, but this year the sales will extend from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday.

Obamacare Open Enrollment 2015: Pick the Right Plan This Year

Obamacare Open Enrollment 2015: Pick the Right Plan This Year

Open enrollment for Obamacare began November 15th and will run until February 15th, 2015.

Savvy Home Improvement Projects for the Budget Conscious

Savvy Home Improvement Projects for the Budget Conscious

Whatever your focus, Lauren Lyons Cole has got tips to make sure you get the most out of your investment.

How Parents Can Teach Children Money Lessons, Both Practical and Entertaining

How Parents Can Teach Children Money Lessons, Both Practical and Entertaining

If you’re like most parents, you might not feel qualified to teach your kids about financial topics like investing or managing a budget. Take the right steps.