Nicole Rosen, the Finance Diva, is a self-taught financial guru. She has spent the past several years in the role of CFO of her family. Her credentials include passing the Washington State DFI Loan Originator test, managing a tax office for two years, preparing taxes for other people for seven years, being registered with the IRS and State of New York as a tax preparer, and repairing her credit in order to purchase her first family home. Nicole has been self-employed since 2003 and her first taste of finances was when she ran a roadside watermelon stand in Oklahoma at the age of 15. Nicole has managed the books for the family business for over 10 years.