International Business Times Appoints Lauren Lyons Cole as Personal Finance Editor

International Business Times, a digital global news publication, today announced that Certified Financial Planner® Lauren Lyons Cole has joined the editorial team as Personal Finance Editor. She will be based out of IBT Media’s headquarters in New York City. 

Lyons Cole will contribute coverage on a range of financial questions confronting ordinary people including best strategies for saving for retirement and college; the pitfalls and opportunities of mutual funds and other investment vehicles; the ins and outs of planning for health care expenditures, financing home purchases and other such concerns, all with special attention paid to the needs and challenges of younger readers. 

“Lauren brings a deep grasp of finance and markets along with real sensitivity to the everyday problems navigated by regular people seeking to manage their money, seize opportunities and avoid pitfalls,” said Global Editor-in-Chief Peter S. Goodman. “She will improve the fortunes of our readership, while expanding the reach of our journalism.”

"Lauren brings a deep grasp of finance and markets along with real sensitivity to the everyday problems navigated by regular people seeking to manage their money, seize opportunities and avoid pitfalls."

Peter S. Goodman, Global Editor in Chief, International Business Times

Before joining International Business Times, Lyons Cole was a personal finance contributor for TheStreet.com. Her financial planning career began at a Manhattan-based wealth management firm, which she later left to create her own firm. As a financial expert and educator, Lyons Cole has appeared at conferences, corporate events and universities.

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About International Business Times

International Business Times is a trusted source of real-time news, intelligence and analysis on the forces reshaping global and national economies. It reaches over 70 million people every month in seven global editions and four different languages. International Business Times is owned by IBT Media. For more information, visit: ibtimes.com or corp.ibt.com


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