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Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

CEO, Co-Founder, TheMoneyCoach.net LLC and AskTheMoneyCoach.com

Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®, is a personal finance expert, television personality, and New York Times bestselling author. Her latest book series, College Secrets, focuses on paying for college without student loan debt. Lynnette’s next book, Bounce Back: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Resilience, will be published in 2017.

Lynnette is a former financial news journalist, who now teaches individuals nationwide how to better manage their finances. She has appeared on hundreds of national TV programs, including Oprah, The Talk, Dr. Oz, The Steve Harvey Show, Dr Phil, Good Morning America, and The Today Show.

As the CEO of TheMoneyCoach.net LLC, a financial education company, Lynnette oversees content and marketing efforts; serves as spokesperson for the company; and sets the overall editorial direction for the company’s main consumer site, AskTheMoneyCoach.com, which offers 1,500+ free financial articles and video tips.

Before launching her brand as “The Money Coach” in 2003, Lynnette was a Wall Street Journal reporter for CNBC, where she covered business and personal finance news. Lynnette spent nearly 10 years at Dow Jones & Co. Inc. working as a reporter, bureau chief, deputy managing editor and personal finance editor.

Prior to her work at Dow Jones, Lynnette was a correspondent for The Philadelphia Inquirer, a writer and assistant producer for WTXF (FOX-TV) in Philadelphia, and a writer for the Associated Press in Los Angeles.

Lynnette earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of California, Irvine. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California.

Lynnette currently lives in northern New Jersey with her husband and business partner, Earl Cox, and their three children.

When she isn’t busy at work, or staying on top of her kids’ grades, Lynnette can be found taking a much-needed travel break.

Twitter: @themoneycoach
Website: AskTheMoneyCoach.com



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