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How to Afford Small Luxuries Every Day

redbookmag.com — That's right: I'm giving you full permission to buy that morning Starbucks. True, other financial experts will tell you to ditch your small expenses to save money-and technically, yes, forgoing that daily latte might keep about $1,500 in your pocket per year. So now you're thinking, What's up, Nicole?

How to Make Moving Less Expensive and Less Painful

money.usnews.com — Skip the professional movers, and pay your friends in pizza instead. Between the boxes, brokers and storage, moving can get pricey. Even if you're cutting the cost of your rent, the "simple" task of transporting your possessions from one home or apartment to the other can break the bank.
Jul 24, 2015

The latest from @NicoleLapin for @usnewsmoney: How to Make Moving Less Expensive and Less Painful t.usnews.com/Zbmm9f

Jul 27, 2015

RT @Steph_Steinberg: The latest from @NicoleLapin for @usnewsmoney: How to Make Moving Less Expensive and Less Painful t.usnews.com/Zbmm9f

5 Ways to Check Into the Best Hotel Deals

money.usnews.com — Hotels will often match a lower rate listed by a competitor online. All you have to do is ask. Traveling is expensive: Americans spend $137 per night on average for hotel rooms alone, according to Hotels.com's Hotel Price Index. Not to mention, there's the cost of food, souvenirs and the transportation to get there.

3 Money Questions Every Couple Needs to Ask

redbookmag.com — There is one financial question I hear from all kinds of women. It's about love-and how it relates to money. It makes sense that everybody's stressed out by the way finances and relationships overlap: According to research, frequent money fights increase the likelihood that a marriage will end in divorce by 30 percent.

4 Ways to Cut the Clutter and Make Money Doing It

money.usnews.com — Pro tip: Dry clean your clothes before selling them to a consignment shop. The winter is thawing (finally) and with that comes the inevitable closet purge. Piles of bulky sweaters, your sixth pair of blue jeans and that dress you haven't worn in over a year - these are all signs you may need to do some wardrobe editing.
Apr 18, 2015

RT:@USNewsMoney: Got clutter? Don't toss it or throw it away – make some money: ow.ly/LLsF0

May 14, 2015

RT:@USNewsMoney: Got clutter? Don't toss it or throw it away – make some money: ow.ly/LLsF0

9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business

entrepreneur.com — Lots of people are dissatisfied with their careers and believe they'd be better off braving it on their own. After all, the "new normal" we all live in is not so pretty: job uncertainty, financial uncertainty, pay cuts, furloughs. With the jobs picture so bleak, many people tell me they'd rather get paid in happiness.
Apr 16, 2015

9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business by @nicolelapin entm.ag/1H25vUT via @Entrepreneur

Apr 16, 2015

‘9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business’ on .@Entrepreneur --> nlap.in/1CPAAGn #RichBitchBook

Sneaky Home Buying Fees that You NEVER get back

forbes.com — I bet you've heard this before: "Renting is like throwing money away!" Well, I couldn't disagree more. That's like saying that you are throwing money away buying food because when you eat it, it's gone. Guess what? There are costs to living. And that includes the roof over your head.

Homes With Fake Exteriors

forbes.com — If a stone exterior is your accent of choice, consider foregoing the real thing. Lighter in weight, faux stone allows for the drama of the real deal without the associated structural costs. So, you can add retaining walls, fireplaces and pillars without worrying about weight-bearing and reinforcement issues.

Stock 101: How to Make Your Money Work for You

redbookmag.com — I didn't grow up with The Wall Street Journal on the kitchen table. There was no talk about stocks or bonds... ever. As part of an immigrant family, I was raised thinking that stashing your cash under your mattress-literally-was safest. Then, when I was 18, I got a job on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Why Doing Your Taxes Is a Lot Like Working Out

money.usnews.com — Flex your tax muscles by filing yourself with the help of TurboTax or TaxACT. Face it, taxes are complicated. And I mean complicated. The current federal tax code is more than 70,000 pages long! And each state has different tax rules. Then there are exceptions to the rules and rules to the exceptions.
Mar 27, 2015

We have a great new @usnewsmoney blogger, @NicoleLapin! Her 1st post: Why Doing Your Taxes Is a Lot Like Working Out t.usnews.com/Z80pyc

Mar 27, 2015

RT @Steph_Steinberg: We have a great new @usnewsmoney blogger, @NicoleLapin! Her 1st post: Why Doing Your Taxes Is a Lot Like Working Out t.usnews.com/Z80pyc

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Jul 31, 2015

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Jul 31, 2015

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Jul 30, 2015

Um, hello fellow foodies! Learn how need to save to learn from a top chef!!! nlap.in/1I9bYuH #spon #360savings #yum @CapitalOne360

Jul 30, 2015

Being honest w/yourself about where you are financially will help your budget in the short term & empower you to grow that wealth long term.

Jul 30, 2015

RT @Lady_BlahBlah: @officialSmith_ well, it's geared towards women but "Rich Bitch" by Nicole Lapin contains a wealth of great financial advice

Jul 30, 2015

The crazy thing about the language of investing is that it’s…just not that serious. Seriously. #RichBitch #Lapinism



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