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Meet the author Nicole Lapin (Video)


I‘m thrilled to have you join the conversation here at nicolelapin.com. It’s your one-stop destination to find the resources to help you get your financial you-know-what together and create a life you are proud of. It’s time to get it together…and get it ALL!

There are really only two essential conversations; The first is about what you want out of life. The second is about the money you need to get it.

E$$ential conversations of the week

QUIZ: Should you buy or rent a home?

If you’re dead set on buying a home, here’s a quiz to see if you are considering everything. Remember that housing should make up about 35% of your overall monthly [...]

QUIZ: Is your business actually growing or are you just gaining traction?

Of course, the most important ingredient to stepping it up a notch is growth. Don’t get me [...]

  • QUIZ: Is your idea a jobby or just a hobby?

QUIZ: Is your idea a jobby or just a hobby?

Is your hobby something that is a career for other people? If “yes,” does that career make [...]

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Employment Contract

I know: reading dense contracts full of legalese is no fun. If your employment contract is complex enough, you might [...]

4 Things You Don’t Know About Student Loans…But Should

Student loans. You likely have them; consider yourself extremely lucky if you don’t. Student loans are also technically considered “good [...]

6 Things Early Tax Filers Need to Know

Fun fact: you get three extra days to file your taxes this year. Due to scheduling issues and the fact [...]

Latest Videos

Fun recent appearances, informative how-to’s, and of course lots of the money tips and tricks you’ve come to expect. For more, check out Nicole TV and join the financial conversation.

Nicole Lapin's 5 spending hacks to save you money (MSNBC)

5 Spending Hacks To Save You Money

Nicole Lapin talks financial cheating and how to find out if your partner is financially cheating on you (Good Day LA)

Financial Infidelity And What To Do About It

Nicole Lapin: 5 Things You Shouldn't Say at Work

5 Things You Shouldn’t Say at Work

Word of the Week

Word of the Week: Unicorn

This Week’s $$ Word: UNICORN

A start- up with no track record that is valued at more than a billion bucks. Think Facebook, before it went public.

Want to extrend your financial vocabulary? Visit our dictionary here.

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