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Nicole Lapin

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.26.2016 | Books

While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds.

The Business of Baring It All

Nicole Lapin | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business
Nicole Lapin

Is going sans makeup the new posing for Playboy?

3 Pieces of "Financial Expert" Advice: Debunked

Nicole Lapin | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business
Nicole Lapin

When you hear advice over and over again, it doesn't mean it is right. It doesn't mean it is wrong, either. Just don't take the platitudes as fact. Rethink and think for yourself.

The Real Debt Threat: Student Loans

Nicole Lapin | Posted 11.27.2011 | College
Nicole Lapin

Student debt now totals up to $550 billion -- a significant part of the nation's debt. According to James Altucher, college costs have risen 1000% in the past 30 years -- outpacing healthcare, which has risen 700%, and inflation, which has risen "only" 300%.

States of Pain: Bankruptcy Bandage?

Nicole Lapin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nicole Lapin

We know the lights are flickering in 48 of 50 statehouses right now. The question has become, do you light a candle or pray the water won't shut off, too?