2019 Attendees

 
KUMIKO LOVE   Kumiko Love is an Accredited Financial Counselor®, successful business owner, blogger, and mom to her 6-year-old son. Her unique, practical and fun budgeting method and techniques have helped thousands of women all around the world take control of their finances, pay off debt, save more money, and build a life they love on a budget they can afford. She currently resides in Spokane, WA.  Website:  https://www.thebudgetmom.com/   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/thebudgetmom/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/thebudgetmom

KUMIKO LOVE

Kumiko Love is an Accredited Financial Counselor®, successful business owner, blogger, and mom to her 6-year-old son. Her unique, practical and fun budgeting method and techniques have helped thousands of women all around the world take control of their finances, pay off debt, save more money, and build a life they love on a budget they can afford. She currently resides in Spokane, WA.

Website: https://www.thebudgetmom.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebudgetmom/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/thebudgetmom

KARA PEREZ   Kara Perez is the founder of Bravely, a financial education company that hosts pop up events around the US and provides online money tools for women. She co hosts The Fairer Cents, named a top money podcast by Forbes. Kara has been named a top female financial influencer in the US, and Bravely's community is now over 10,000 people across the country.  Website:  https://www.bravelygo.co/   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/webravelygo/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/bravelygo

KARA PEREZ

Kara Perez is the founder of Bravely, a financial education company that hosts pop up events around the US and provides online money tools for women. She co hosts The Fairer Cents, named a top money podcast by Forbes. Kara has been named a top female financial influencer in the US, and Bravely's community is now over 10,000 people across the country.

Website: https://www.bravelygo.co/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/webravelygo/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/bravelygo

CANDICE LATHAM   Candice Latham is a digital designer and marketer by trade, but a finance enthusiast by choice. She helps businesses with their graphics and create engaging digital content. Candice is also the founder of the blog Young Yet Wise which started as Candice’s personal blog where she documented her own money journey of having a negative net worth and not knowing much about money to having a positive net worth, investing and paying off $47,000 worth of debt before the age of 30. Her mission is to now help others do the same.  Website:  https://  Candicelatham.com

CANDICE LATHAM

Candice Latham is a digital designer and marketer by trade, but a finance enthusiast by choice. She helps businesses with their graphics and create engaging digital content. Candice is also the founder of the blog Young Yet Wise which started as Candice’s personal blog where she documented her own money journey of having a negative net worth and not knowing much about money to having a positive net worth, investing and paying off $47,000 worth of debt before the age of 30. Her mission is to now help others do the same.

Website: https://Candicelatham.com

BRYNNE CONROY   Brynne Conroy is the owner and creator of  Femme Frugality —a Women’s Finance blog which has been a Plutus Awards finalist for three years running. She is also the author of   The Feminist Financial Handbook  , which has been called “revolutionary” and “a unicorn among finance books.” Her freelance writing has been featured in respected print and online publications where she looks beyond the dollars and cents to examine both the systemic and psychological flashpoints that determine the state of Americans’ finances.  Website:  https://femmefrugality.com/   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/femmefrugality/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/femmefrugality

BRYNNE CONROY

Brynne Conroy is the owner and creator of Femme Frugality—a Women’s Finance blog which has been a Plutus Awards finalist for three years running. She is also the author of The Feminist Financial Handbook, which has been called “revolutionary” and “a unicorn among finance books.” Her freelance writing has been featured in respected print and online publications where she looks beyond the dollars and cents to examine both the systemic and psychological flashpoints that determine the state of Americans’ finances.

Website: https://femmefrugality.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/femmefrugality/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/femmefrugality

MISTY LYNCH   Misty Lynch is the Head of Financial Planning at John Hancock in Boston, MA. She is a Certified Financial Planner™ and Behaviorial Financial Advisor™ focused on helping John Hancock’s Digital Advice team modernize financial planning for our customers. She was raised in Litchfield, CT by small business owners and knows firsthand the correlation between financial ups and downs and personal well-being. After graduating from the University of Connecticut, she spent over 10 years working in several areas of financial services including compliance, supervision, sales and planning. She currently holds FINRA Series 4, 7, 24, 51, 53 and 66 license, MA Life and Health, Property and Casulty Insurance and earned the Certified Financial Planner™ designation in 2011. She volunteers as a pro-bono financial coach at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and as a content writer and expert for the FINRA Series 7 and SIE examinations. She spends her free time with her husband, two small children and one large dog.

MISTY LYNCH

Misty Lynch is the Head of Financial Planning at John Hancock in Boston, MA. She is a Certified Financial Planner™ and Behaviorial Financial Advisor™ focused on helping John Hancock’s Digital Advice team modernize financial planning for our customers. She was raised in Litchfield, CT by small business owners and knows firsthand the correlation between financial ups and downs and personal well-being. After graduating from the University of Connecticut, she spent over 10 years working in several areas of financial services including compliance, supervision, sales and planning. She currently holds FINRA Series 4, 7, 24, 51, 53 and 66 license, MA Life and Health, Property and Casulty Insurance and earned the Certified Financial Planner™ designation in 2011. She volunteers as a pro-bono financial coach at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and as a content writer and expert for the FINRA Series 7 and SIE examinations. She spends her free time with her husband, two small children and one large dog.

KRISTIN WONG   Kristin Wong is a freelance writer, journalist, and author of the book  Get Money: Live the Life You Want Not Just the Life You Can Afford . Kristin has been published in the New York Times, Glamour magazine, Refinery29,  New York  magazine's The Cut, and at NBCNews.com. The Society of Professional Journalists awarded her the Northwest Excellence in Journalism award for her work at MSN Living. Kristin has discussed her writing on NPR, Buzzfeed's AM2DM, Fox Business, and WNYC.

KRISTIN WONG

Kristin Wong is a freelance writer, journalist, and author of the book Get Money: Live the Life You Want Not Just the Life You Can Afford. Kristin has been published in the New York Times, Glamour magazine, Refinery29, New York magazine's The Cut, and at NBCNews.com. The Society of Professional Journalists awarded her the Northwest Excellence in Journalism award for her work at MSN Living. Kristin has discussed her writing on NPR, Buzzfeed's AM2DM, Fox Business, and WNYC.

STEFANIE O’CONNELL   Stefanie O’Connell is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and author or the book, ‘The Broke and Beautiful Life’. Stefanie has appeared on CBS News, Fox & Friends, ABC World news, and the Dr. Oz Show. Her work has been featured in outlets like The Wall Street Journal, The New York times, Glamour, Success Magazine, and Oprah Magazine.  Website:  https://stefanieoconnell.com/   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/stefanieoconnell/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/stefanieoconnel

STEFANIE O’CONNELL

Stefanie O’Connell is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and author or the book, ‘The Broke and Beautiful Life’. Stefanie has appeared on CBS News, Fox & Friends, ABC World news, and the Dr. Oz Show. Her work has been featured in outlets like The Wall Street Journal, The New York times, Glamour, Success Magazine, and Oprah Magazine.

Website: https://stefanieoconnell.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stefanieoconnell/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/stefanieoconnel

LEANNA HAAKONS   Leanna is a bestselling author following the publication of her book  “Young, Fun & Financially Free”  in 2017, with  100% of the proceeds  being donated to the WE Charity. She has been requested to speak, host, and adjudicate at conferences and business competitions, and has been featured on  CNBC ,  Bloomberg TV, and ABC News, as well as many other media outlets, podcasts,  entrepreneur features ,  book reviews  and blogs.  She is also the founder of the financial marketing firm Black Hawk Financial, which she formed in 2014. With over 11 years of experience consulting for and facilitating transactions and investor experiences alongside multi-billion-dollar funds to start-ups in the private and public sector worldwide, Leanna’s true passion is and has always been finance and educating people on money. It doesn’t have to be so complicated – or scary. We can all be young, fun and free!  Website:  www.youngfunfree.com   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/ leanna_hawk  Twitter:  https://twitter.com /leannablackhawk

LEANNA HAAKONS

Leanna is a bestselling author following the publication of her book “Young, Fun & Financially Free” in 2017, with 100% of the proceeds being donated to the WE Charity. She has been requested to speak, host, and adjudicate at conferences and business competitions, and has been featured on CNBC, BloombergTV, and ABC News, as well as many other media outlets, podcasts, entrepreneur features, book reviews and blogs.

She is also the founder of the financial marketing firm Black Hawk Financial, which she formed in 2014. With over 11 years of experience consulting for and facilitating transactions and investor experiences alongside multi-billion-dollar funds to start-ups in the private and public sector worldwide, Leanna’s true passion is and has always been finance and educating people on money. It doesn’t have to be so complicated – or scary. We can all be young, fun and free!

Website: www.youngfunfree.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leanna_hawk

Twitter: https://twitter.com/leannablackhawk

PAULETTE PERHACH   Paulette Perhach is freelance writer and writing coach with work published in the New York Times, ELLE, Slate, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Inc. and Vice. She was one of 2016’s BlogHer Voices of the Year for her essay, “A Story of a Fuck Off Fund”, which is anthologized in The Future is Feminist, along with writing from Roxane Gay, Mindy Kaling, and Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie. She lives in Seattle.  Twitter:  https://twitter.com /pauletteperhach

PAULETTE PERHACH

Paulette Perhach is freelance writer and writing coach with work published in the New York Times, ELLE, Slate, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Inc. and Vice. She was one of 2016’s BlogHer Voices of the Year for her essay, “A Story of a Fuck Off Fund”, which is anthologized in The Future is Feminist, along with writing from Roxane Gay, Mindy Kaling, and Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie. She lives in Seattle.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/pauletteperhach

KATHLEEN CELMINS   Kathleen is obsessed with helping people who have amazing digital products get them into more of the hands that need them most. She can see opportunities for revenue where creators (who are too close to their product) can't. What makes her unique is how quickly she can get a promotion launched. She'll get ideas out of your head and into the world faster than you expect.

KATHLEEN CELMINS

Kathleen is obsessed with helping people who have amazing digital products get them into more of the hands that need them most. She can see opportunities for revenue where creators (who are too close to their product) can't. What makes her unique is how quickly she can get a promotion launched. She'll get ideas out of your head and into the world faster than you expect.

KIERSTEN SAUNDERS   Kiersten is an engaged member of the growing FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) community. She, along with her husband Julien, launched rich & REGULAR in September 2017. The goal was simple: provide an honest, informative take on how to improve your life through mastering personal finance - but what started as an act of social rebellion quickly became more purpose-driven. Rich & REGULAR has been featured in NBC Black, won Best New Personal Finance Blog in 2018 and has been featured in publications such as VICE, Glamour and Marketwatch. Kiersten aspires to use her platform as a call to action that inspires other women to use money as a tool to improve their quality of life, build generational wealth and become so rich that they can afford to speak their truth.  Website:  www.richandregular.com   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com /richandregular  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/ richandregular

KIERSTEN SAUNDERS

Kiersten is an engaged member of the growing FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) community. She, along with her husband Julien, launched rich & REGULAR in September 2017. The goal was simple: provide an honest, informative take on how to improve your life through mastering personal finance - but what started as an act of social rebellion quickly became more purpose-driven. Rich & REGULAR has been featured in NBC Black, won Best New Personal Finance Blog in 2018 and has been featured in publications such as VICE, Glamour and Marketwatch. Kiersten aspires to use her platform as a call to action that inspires other women to use money as a tool to improve their quality of life, build generational wealth and become so rich that they can afford to speak their truth.

Website: www.richandregular.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/richandregular

Twitter: https://twitter.com/richandregular

ELIZABETH WILLARD THAMES   Elizabeth Willard Thames, better known as Mrs. Frugalwoods, is the creator of the award-winning personal finance blog,  Frugalwoods.com . In 2016, at age 32, she reached financial independence and left a successful career in Boston to create a more meaningful, purpose-driven life on a 66-acre homestead in the woods of Vermont with her husband and their two young daughters. Thames is the author of   Meet The Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living   (HarperCollins; March 2018). Thames has been featured on  The Today Show , PBS, NPR, in the  New York Times ,  Forbes ,  Parents Magazine , and more. Prior to following her calling as a writer and homesteader, she worked for ten years in the non-profit sector as a fundraiser and communications manager. Thames received a BA from the University of Kansas and an MA from American University.  Website:  www.frugalwoods.com   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/frugalwoods/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/FrugalWoods

ELIZABETH WILLARD THAMES

Elizabeth Willard Thames, better known as Mrs. Frugalwoods, is the creator of the award-winning personal finance blog, Frugalwoods.com. In 2016, at age 32, she reached financial independence and left a successful career in Boston to create a more meaningful, purpose-driven life on a 66-acre homestead in the woods of Vermont with her husband and their two young daughters. Thames is the author of Meet The Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living (HarperCollins; March 2018). Thames has been featured on The Today Show, PBS, NPR, in the New York Times, Forbes, Parents Magazine, and more. Prior to following her calling as a writer and homesteader, she worked for ten years in the non-profit sector as a fundraiser and communications manager. Thames received a BA from the University of Kansas and an MA from American University.

Website: www.frugalwoods.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/frugalwoods/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalWoods

MELANIE LOCKERT   Melanie Lockert is the founder of the blog and author of the book,  Dear Debt . Through her blog, she chronicled her journey out of $81,000 in student loan debt. She is also the co-founder of the Lola Retreat, which helps bold women face their fears, own their dreams and figure out a plan to be in control of their finances. She is passionate about empowering women, helping others get out of debt, and focuses on the intersection of debt and mental health. Every September she organizes a Suicide Prevention Awareness Blog Tour, to help share resources for those struggling with debt and suicide. You can find her at DearDebt.com and @DearDebtBlog.  Website:  DearDebt.com  &  LolaRetreat.com   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/deardebt/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/DearDebtBlog

MELANIE LOCKERT

Melanie Lockert is the founder of the blog and author of the book, Dear Debt. Through her blog, she chronicled her journey out of $81,000 in student loan debt. She is also the co-founder of the Lola Retreat, which helps bold women face their fears, own their dreams and figure out a plan to be in control of their finances. She is passionate about empowering women, helping others get out of debt, and focuses on the intersection of debt and mental health. Every September she organizes a Suicide Prevention Awareness Blog Tour, to help share resources for those struggling with debt and suicide. You can find her at DearDebt.com and @DearDebtBlog.

Website: DearDebt.com & LolaRetreat.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deardebt/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DearDebtBlog

ELLY STOLNITZ   Elly Stolnitz is an Associate at The Key PR where she specializes in communications strategy for early stage tech and social impact companies. Prior to joining The Key, Elly held communications roles at NewSchools Venture Fund, an education venture philanthropy, and the Clinton Foundation, where her primary focus was the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). Elly began her communications career at Human Rights Watch, where she promoted their work to investigate and expose global human rights abuses. Elly holds a BA from New York University in Sociology with Minors in French and Politics.  Website:  https://www.thekeypr.com/

ELLY STOLNITZ

Elly Stolnitz is an Associate at The Key PR where she specializes in communications strategy for early stage tech and social impact companies. Prior to joining The Key, Elly held communications roles at NewSchools Venture Fund, an education venture philanthropy, and the Clinton Foundation, where her primary focus was the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI). Elly began her communications career at Human Rights Watch, where she promoted their work to investigate and expose global human rights abuses. Elly holds a BA from New York University in Sociology with Minors in French and Politics.

Website: https://www.thekeypr.com/

KASSANDRA DASENT   Kassandra Dasent is a recognized Gen X financial expert and consultant, educator, speaker, and owner of Minding Your Money. "Minding Your Money" is what Kassandra specializes in. Focusing on how emotional awareness can have a direct and lasting impact on one's relationship with money, she provides her audiences with practical solutions to help them achieve financial stability, wellness, and wealth. Due to her natural ability to relate to people from ALL walks of life, and her commitment to providing sound financial guidance, Kassandra is the ideal Gen X influencer to work with for public speaking, financial education & literacy campaigns, and brand partnership engagements.  Kassandra has been featured in several media outlets including US News & World Report, Business Insider, Fast Company, Travel Noire, and Yahoo! Finance and News. Leveraging her personal experiences, financial education and passion to change how we think about money, Kassandra’s dedication to empowering people to go from broke to woke has not gone unnoticed. Kassandra is a twice immigrant and fluent in French. She was born in Trinidad, West Indies, raised in Montreal, Qc, Canada and currently lives in Orange Park, Florida with her husband.  Website:  https://www.kassandradasent.com   Instagram:  www.instagram.com/kassandradasent   Twitter:  www.twitter.com/kassandradasent

KASSANDRA DASENT

Kassandra Dasent is a recognized Gen X financial expert and consultant, educator, speaker, and owner of Minding Your Money. "Minding Your Money" is what Kassandra specializes in. Focusing on how emotional awareness can have a direct and lasting impact on one's relationship with money, she provides her audiences with practical solutions to help them achieve financial stability, wellness, and wealth. Due to her natural ability to relate to people from ALL walks of life, and her commitment to providing sound financial guidance, Kassandra is the ideal Gen X influencer to work with for public speaking, financial education & literacy campaigns, and brand partnership engagements.

Kassandra has been featured in several media outlets including US News & World Report, Business Insider, Fast Company, Travel Noire, and Yahoo! Finance and News. Leveraging her personal experiences, financial education and passion to change how we think about money, Kassandra’s dedication to empowering people to go from broke to woke has not gone unnoticed. Kassandra is a twice immigrant and fluent in French. She was born in Trinidad, West Indies, raised in Montreal, Qc, Canada and currently lives in Orange Park, Florida with her husband.

Website: https://www.kassandradasent.com

Instagram: www.instagram.com/kassandradasent

Twitter: www.twitter.com/kassandradasent

WHITNEY HANSEN   Whitney Hansen is a millennial finance expert, financial coach, speaker, and host of the award winning podcast, The Money Nerds. She has been featured on GoBanking Rates, CNBC, ESPN, Yahoo! Finance, Ally and frequents local news channels. After paying off $30,000 in 10 months, hacking her way to a $472 MBA, and buying her first home at 19, she discovered her love for helping Millennials take control of their financial life.  In her free time she travels frequently, teaches college students about personal finance as an Adjunct Professor, and tests side hustles for fun. She lives in Boise, Idaho

WHITNEY HANSEN

Whitney Hansen is a millennial finance expert, financial coach, speaker, and host of the award winning podcast, The Money Nerds. She has been featured on GoBanking Rates, CNBC, ESPN, Yahoo! Finance, Ally and frequents local news channels. After paying off $30,000 in 10 months, hacking her way to a $472 MBA, and buying her first home at 19, she discovered her love for helping Millennials take control of their financial life.

In her free time she travels frequently, teaches college students about personal finance as an Adjunct Professor, and tests side hustles for fun. She lives in Boise, Idaho

EMMA PATTEE   Emma Pattee is the Co-Founder of Lola Retreat, a financial empowerment event for woman, and Camp Mustache, the annual financial independence gathering. An award winning writer, Emma has been featured in Glamour, The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, The South Florida Times, Lifehacker, and The Billfold.  Website:  https://www.emmapattee.com   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/elpattee/

EMMA PATTEE

Emma Pattee is the Co-Founder of Lola Retreat, a financial empowerment event for woman, and Camp Mustache, the annual financial independence gathering. An award winning writer, Emma has been featured in Glamour, The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, The South Florida Times, Lifehacker, and The Billfold.

Website: https://www.emmapattee.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elpattee/

CHONCE’   Choncé is a Certified Financial Education Instructor, personal finance freelance writer, and blogger who focuses on helping people get rid of their debt so they can live a life with more possibilities and fewer limitations. She teachers her audience how to use their budget to stop living paycheck to paycheck, ways to embrace a frugal lifestyle, and how to make more money by escaping a poverty mindset. Her work has been featured on Business Insider, LendingTree, Credit Sesame, Barclaycard. Choncé was named one of the Top Millennial Finance Experts to follow on Instagram by Black Enterprise.

CHONCE’

Choncé is a Certified Financial Education Instructor, personal finance freelance writer, and blogger who focuses on helping people get rid of their debt so they can live a life with more possibilities and fewer limitations. She teachers her audience how to use their budget to stop living paycheck to paycheck, ways to embrace a frugal lifestyle, and how to make more money by escaping a poverty mindset. Her work has been featured on Business Insider, LendingTree, Credit Sesame, Barclaycard. Choncé was named one of the Top Millennial Finance Experts to follow on Instagram by Black Enterprise.

LAUREN BOWLING   Lauren Bowling is the creator of the award-winning personal finance site, FinancialBestLife.com. As a noted money, real estate, and travel expert Bowling's advice has been featured in the pages of Redbook, Woman's Day, and 17th South Magazines and on major digital outlets such as CNBC, Forbes, The Huffington Post, CNNMoney, and Business Insider. In 2016, Bowling published her first non-fiction book with Coventry Publishing,  The Millennial Homeowner: A Guide to Successfully Navigating Your First Home Purchase  which became an Amazon bestseller.  Bowling’s past brand collaborations include several prominent financial and real estate brands including Barclay’s, Discover, Intuit, Prudential, Fidelity, Allstate, Redfin, The National Association of Realtors and Transunion.  Lauren blogs about money and travel weekly on her website where she hopes to empower everyone to live their "best life" once smart money decision at a time.

LAUREN BOWLING

Lauren Bowling is the creator of the award-winning personal finance site, FinancialBestLife.com. As a noted money, real estate, and travel expert Bowling's advice has been featured in the pages of Redbook, Woman's Day, and 17th South Magazines and on major digital outlets such as CNBC, Forbes, The Huffington Post, CNNMoney, and Business Insider. In 2016, Bowling published her first non-fiction book with Coventry Publishing, The Millennial Homeowner: A Guide to Successfully Navigating Your First Home Purchase which became an Amazon bestseller.

Bowling’s past brand collaborations include several prominent financial and real estate brands including Barclay’s, Discover, Intuit, Prudential, Fidelity, Allstate, Redfin, The National Association of Realtors and Transunion.

Lauren blogs about money and travel weekly on her website where she hopes to empower everyone to live their "best life" once smart money decision at a time.

STEPHANIE   Stephanie is a Certified Financial Education Instructor, Real Estate Investor, and Creator of Finances on Point, a financial empowerment website that educates women on how to create wealth through discipline and multiple streams of income. Even with Finance degree from Hampton University, Stephanie fell victim to consumerism which landed her in over thousands of debt. Once realizing financial freedom was a possibility, she paid off $40K of debt and owned 5 rental units in less than 3 years. Her mission is to use this platform to encourage women to not only pursue financial freedom but build generational wealth so they can live the life they desire.  Website:  www.financesonpoint.com   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/ _ financesonpoint.com

STEPHANIE

Stephanie is a Certified Financial Education Instructor, Real Estate Investor, and Creator of Finances on Point, a financial empowerment website that educates women on how to create wealth through discipline and multiple streams of income. Even with Finance degree from Hampton University, Stephanie fell victim to consumerism which landed her in over thousands of debt. Once realizing financial freedom was a possibility, she paid off $40K of debt and owned 5 rental units in less than 3 years. Her mission is to use this platform to encourage women to not only pursue financial freedom but build generational wealth so they can live the life they desire.

Website: www.financesonpoint.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_financesonpoint.com

LILLIAN KARABAIC   As the host of Oh My Dollar!, a weekly syndicated financial advice radio show, and as an international public speaker, Lillian has built a reputation for talking money without being boring or stiff - covering the kinds of modern money issues that aren't represented in the mainstream - variable income, working artist finances, GLBTQ+ relationships, and trans* health care. She has given fun money management talks at over 40 colleges including Wells College, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Reed College, and Portland State University. Her cat-filled  purr-sonal finance  illustrated book, Get Your Money Together, is now in its second print run. Her work has been featured on CBS, NPR, Vox Media, the Portland Mercury, the Oregonian, and the Journal of Higher Education.  Website:  http://anomalily.net/   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/anomalily/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/anomalily

LILLIAN KARABAIC

As the host of Oh My Dollar!, a weekly syndicated financial advice radio show, and as an international public speaker, Lillian has built a reputation for talking money without being boring or stiff - covering the kinds of modern money issues that aren't represented in the mainstream - variable income, working artist finances, GLBTQ+ relationships, and trans* health care. She has given fun money management talks at over 40 colleges including Wells College, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Reed College, and Portland State University. Her cat-filled purr-sonal finance illustrated book, Get Your Money Together, is now in its second print run. Her work has been featured on CBS, NPR, Vox Media, the Portland Mercury, the Oregonian, and the Journal of Higher Education.

Website: http://anomalily.net/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/anomalily/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/anomalily

AMANDA HOLDEN   Amanda Holden teaches women about investing using humor and a no-BS, feminist approach. After spending six years working in investment management, Amanda quit her job to get this critical information to the demographic that she cares most about: young women. Through her business, Invested Development, she gives investing workshops and runs an "investing 101" online course. (One participant called it "Suze Orman meets Broad City!") She also writes  The Dumpster Dog Blog , which is scrappy and fun finance education. The Dumpster Dog Blog was recently nominated for Blog of the Year and Women's Blog of the Year by the PLUTUS awards. You can find her showing off her finest #trashion 'fits on Instagram at  @dumpster.doggy  and shootin' the shit on Twitter at  @dumpsterdoggy .  Website:  https://dumpsterdogblog.com/   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dumpster.doggy  Twitter: https://twitter.com/dumpsterdoggy

AMANDA HOLDEN

Amanda Holden teaches women about investing using humor and a no-BS, feminist approach. After spending six years working in investment management, Amanda quit her job to get this critical information to the demographic that she cares most about: young women. Through her business, Invested Development, she gives investing workshops and runs an "investing 101" online course. (One participant called it "Suze Orman meets Broad City!") She also writes The Dumpster Dog Blog, which is scrappy and fun finance education. The Dumpster Dog Blog was recently nominated for Blog of the Year and Women's Blog of the Year by the PLUTUS awards. You can find her showing off her finest #trashion 'fits on Instagram at @dumpster.doggy and shootin' the shit on Twitter at @dumpsterdoggy.

Website: https://dumpsterdogblog.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dumpster.doggy

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dumpsterdoggy

MAGGIE GERMANO    Maggie Germano  is a feminist and financial coach for women. She helps women improve their relationship with money so they can take control of their financial future. She does this through one-on-one financial coaching, workshops, writing, and speaking engagements. She also founded  Money Circle , which is a safe space for women to talk about money without feeling judged. Passionate about helping women earn more and closing the wage gap, Maggie was also trained as a salary negotiation facilitator by  AAUW .  In 2018, Maggie received the Woman Empowerment Entrepreneur Award from the  DC Women’s Business Center , and was a finalist for the Entrepreneurship for Good award from the  Women’s Information Network .  Website:  www.maggiegermano.com   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/maggiegermano/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/MaggieGermano

MAGGIE GERMANO

Maggie Germano is a feminist and financial coach for women. She helps women improve their relationship with money so they can take control of their financial future. She does this through one-on-one financial coaching, workshops, writing, and speaking engagements. She also founded Money Circle, which is a safe space for women to talk about money without feeling judged. Passionate about helping women earn more and closing the wage gap, Maggie was also trained as a salary negotiation facilitator by AAUW.

In 2018, Maggie received the Woman Empowerment Entrepreneur Award from the DC Women’s Business Center, and was a finalist for the Entrepreneurship for Good award from the Women’s Information Network.

Website: www.maggiegermano.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maggiegermano/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MaggieGermano

KAYA LADEJOBI   Kaya is the founder of Earn into Wealth Strategies; a boutique, fee-only financial advisory firm dedicated to working with high-income women executives and entrepreneurs in their 30’s, and 40’s.  Kaya began her financial services career in 2006 and worked at top wealth management firms catering to high-net worth clients. After nearly a decade of working and observing the financial struggles of her peers, Kaya ultimately concluded; “high-income professionals who aren’t rich yet also deserve access to sound, unbiased, and affordable financial advice.” In late 2015, Kaya founded Earn Into Wealth Strategies to do just that. Kaya financial advice has been quoted in several top publications such as Yahoo Finance, Business Insider, and HuffPost! She was recently named as one of the Top 10 Young Advisors to Watch in 2019 by Financial Advisor Magazine.  Kaya has an MBA from Cornell and a B.S in Finance from University of Maryland.  Kaya is on a mission to help clients accomplish their financial & life goals. Through comprehensive financial planning; clients can reduce debt, minimize risk & taxes, while investing for the future.  In her spare time, Kaya enjoys traveling with her husband and son, reading all things non-fiction, and discovering new restaurants in the NYC area.  Website: https://earnintowealth.com/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kayaladejobi/

KAYA LADEJOBI

Kaya is the founder of Earn into Wealth Strategies; a boutique, fee-only financial advisory firm dedicated to working with high-income women executives and entrepreneurs in their 30’s, and 40’s.

Kaya began her financial services career in 2006 and worked at top wealth management firms catering to high-net worth clients. After nearly a decade of working and observing the financial struggles of her peers, Kaya ultimately concluded; “high-income professionals who aren’t rich yet also deserve access to sound, unbiased, and affordable financial advice.” In late 2015, Kaya founded Earn Into Wealth Strategies to do just that. Kaya financial advice has been quoted in several top publications such as Yahoo Finance, Business Insider, and HuffPost! She was recently named as one of the Top 10 Young Advisors to Watch in 2019 by Financial Advisor Magazine.

Kaya has an MBA from Cornell and a B.S in Finance from University of Maryland.

Kaya is on a mission to help clients accomplish their financial & life goals. Through comprehensive financial planning; clients can reduce debt, minimize risk & taxes, while investing for the future.

In her spare time, Kaya enjoys traveling with her husband and son, reading all things non-fiction, and discovering new restaurants in the NYC area.

Website: https://earnintowealth.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kayaladejobi/

MICHELLE HUNG   Michelle Hung is the founder and recently published author of the self-titled book, The Sassy Investor. An advocate for financial literacy, she is on a mission to spread the word on the importance of financial independence and how to achieve it. She graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2008 with a Bachelor's of Mathematics, with a specialization in Finance.  She spent seven years working in the investment banking and venture capital industry in Toronto, Canada. Through her experience in advising companies in capital raising, mergers & acquisitions, and initial public offerings, she has a rich understanding of capital markets and how it all relates to the average investor. Inspired by Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch's investment philosophies, her self-taught investment strategies, combined with her work experience in capital markets allowed her to build a six-figure investment portfolio by the time she was 29 years old.  Website:  https://thesassyinvestor.ca/   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/thesassyinvestor/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/sassy_investor

MICHELLE HUNG

Michelle Hung is the founder and recently published author of the self-titled book, The Sassy Investor. An advocate for financial literacy, she is on a mission to spread the word on the importance of financial independence and how to achieve it. She graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2008 with a Bachelor's of Mathematics, with a specialization in Finance.

She spent seven years working in the investment banking and venture capital industry in Toronto, Canada. Through her experience in advising companies in capital raising, mergers & acquisitions, and initial public offerings, she has a rich understanding of capital markets and how it all relates to the average investor. Inspired by Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch's investment philosophies, her self-taught investment strategies, combined with her work experience in capital markets allowed her to build a six-figure investment portfolio by the time she was 29 years old.

Website: https://thesassyinvestor.ca/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesassyinvestor/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sassy_investor

CLAUDIA PENNINGTON   Claudia Pennington is a veteran marketer, spending considerable time in the digital marketing space. Through consulting and training, Claudia helps small business owners and entrepreneurs make sound financial marketing decisions that generate a demonstrable return on investment. Claudia is also a personal finance enthusiast who documented her and her husband’s journey from debt to debt freedom in two years.  Website:  claudiapennington.com   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/searchclaudia

CLAUDIA PENNINGTON

Claudia Pennington is a veteran marketer, spending considerable time in the digital marketing space. Through consulting and training, Claudia helps small business owners and entrepreneurs make sound financial marketing decisions that generate a demonstrable return on investment. Claudia is also a personal finance enthusiast who documented her and her husband’s journey from debt to debt freedom in two years.

Website: claudiapennington.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/searchclaudia

ERIN LOWRY   Erin Lowry is the author of  Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together  and  Broke Millennial Takes On Investing: A Beginner's Guide to Leveling Up Your Money . Her first book was named by MarketWatch as one of the best money books of 2017 and her style is often described as refreshing and conversational. Erin's appeared on  CBS Sunday Morning , CNBC and Cheddar. She has written for  Fast Company ,  Cosmopolitan  Magazine and  Refinery29  and regularly speaks at universities and conferences around the country. Erin spent most of her childhood living in Asia, but now settled in New York City with her husband.  Website:  https://brokemillennial.com/   Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/brokemillennialblog/   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/BrokeMillennial

ERIN LOWRY

Erin Lowry is the author of Broke Millennial: Stop Scraping By and Get Your Financial Life Together and Broke Millennial Takes On Investing: A Beginner's Guide to Leveling Up Your Money. Her first book was named by MarketWatch as one of the best money books of 2017 and her style is often described as refreshing and conversational. Erin's appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, CNBC and Cheddar. She has written for Fast Company, Cosmopolitan Magazine and Refinery29 and regularly speaks at universities and conferences around the country. Erin spent most of her childhood living in Asia, but now settled in New York City with her husband.

Website: https://brokemillennial.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brokemillennialblog/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrokeMillennial

MARIA ROSA   Maria is a military veteran who is currently pursuing her MPA in Inspection and Oversight. She is a personal finance and mental health advocate and has an unhealthy obsession with all things tacos and her dog Apollo. She is building her financial coaching business where she is helping other people achieve their financial goals and live a better balanced life with money. YouTube channel: Modern Budget Curl, Instagram @modernbudgetcurl, and website  www.modernbudgetcurl.com

MARIA ROSA

Maria is a military veteran who is currently pursuing her MPA in Inspection and Oversight. She is a personal finance and mental health advocate and has an unhealthy obsession with all things tacos and her dog Apollo. She is building her financial coaching business where she is helping other people achieve their financial goals and live a better balanced life with money. YouTube channel: Modern Budget Curl, Instagram @modernbudgetcurl, and website www.modernbudgetcurl.com