Carla Lake
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InvestorPlace Staff

Carla Lake joined the Investorplace team in July 2012 right after graduating with a degree in English from the University of Maryland. She has since worked across almost all of the company’s publications, from buy-and-hold indexing newsletters to options trading services. In addition to editing and fact-checking content from the Investorplace advisors, she’s also been known to write the occasional article under her own byline when an investing topic piques her interest.

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Recent Articles

Cash for Gift Cards and 5 Other Uses for Unwanted Gift Cards

Dec. 30, 2013, 12:06 pm EST – Got a gift card you didn't want or can't use? Don't worry, there are options -- from getting cash for gift cards to donating to charity. More 

5 Ways to Get a Bigger Tax Return

Dec. 18, 2013, 8:45 am EST – Yes, taxes are boring and unnecessarily convoluted. But understanding your taxes is an important way you can take charge of your finances. More 

The Kickstarter Watch, and 3 Other Crowdfunding Fails

Dec. 17, 2013, 10:00 am EST – Crowdfunding might seem like a cheap way to invest in innovative ideas, but it comes with plenty of risk -- like one recent watch project that flopped. More 

Who’s to Blame for the Student Debt Problem?

Dec. 11, 2013, 10:50 am EST – A whopping 79% of Millennials say student debt is a problem. But is it because of rising college tuition, less aid, or student choices? More 

Top 5 Cities Attracting Millennials

Dec. 3, 2013, 2:21 pm EST – Find out which cities 20- and 30-somethings are moving to -- and why. More 

The Switch from iPhone to Android is Complicated, Writes Google CEO

Nov. 26, 2013, 10:40 am EST – Google CEO Eric Schmidt probably didn't intend to make the iOS-to-Android switch seem onerous, but there are just enough steps to seem like a chore. More 

5 Ways to Find the Best Deals for Cyber Monday 2013

Nov. 25, 2013, 6:00 am EST – With these handy tips for Cyber Monday 2013, you'll have your shopping done fast -- and cheaply. Read on for how to get the best Cyber Monday deals. More 

Don’t Retire Like a Millennial

Nov. 13, 2013, 8:03 am EST – Despite what you may think, being jobless and debt-ridden is actually not that glamorous. Follow these 5 steps for a secure financial future. More 

Bearish on NFLX? Join the Club

Nov. 5, 2013, 7:20 am EST – Netflix has been running past its all-time high for about a month now. How long can it keep going? More 

Should I Buy NFLX Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons

Nov. 1, 2013, 5:55 am EST – Netflix is growing steadily, but the high cost of doing business could leave it vulnerable. Here are the pros and cons on NFLX stock. More