Savvy Authors

  Elisa Balabram  is a business and self-love coach, a writer, speaker and the author of “Ask Others, Trust Yourself: The Entrepreneurial Woman’s Key to Success”. She launched and published  WomenandBiz.com   and received the SBA Women in Business Champion of the Year Award in 2008. schedule a complimentary Skype call and/or order a copy of her book at  ASKOTHERSTRUSTYOURSELF.COM   

Elisa Balabram is a business and self-love coach, a writer, speaker and the author of “Ask Others, Trust Yourself: The Entrepreneurial Woman’s Key to Success”. She launched and published WomenandBiz.com  and received the SBA Women in Business Champion of the Year Award in 2008. schedule a complimentary Skype call and/or order a copy of her book at ASKOTHERSTRUSTYOURSELF.COM  

  Jillian Beirne Davi  is the founder of Abundant Finances, a service that helps you get yourself out of debt and start amassing abundant savings in record time (without deprivation or eating cat food for dinner).  For more helpful money strategies to turn your finances around, visit  ABUNDANTFINANCES.COM  

Jillian Beirne Davi is the founder of Abundant Finances, a service that helps you get yourself out of debt and start amassing abundant savings in record time (without deprivation or eating cat food for dinner).  For more helpful money strategies to turn your finances around, visit ABUNDANTFINANCES.COM 

 Featured on ABC News, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Redbook, Self, and the Miami Herald,  Laura Berger  is a certified executive coach and co-founder of the Berdéo Group. Her clients include leaders at JP Morgan Chase, The Walt Disney World Company, Financial Solutions Advisory Group, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. She is the co-author of two books: Fall in Love Again Every Day and Radical Sabbatical  Berdeogroup.com

Featured on ABC News, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Redbook, Self, and the Miami Herald, Laura Berger is a certified executive coach and co-founder of the Berdéo Group. Her clients include leaders at JP Morgan Chase, The Walt Disney World Company, Financial Solutions Advisory Group, and Big Brothers Big Sisters. She is the co-author of two books: Fall in Love Again Every Day and Radical Sabbatical Berdeogroup.com

 Founder and CEO of  She Creates Change,  SUPARNA BhASIN  is the President of the Board for Women’s Education Project. She served as a lead coach for Future Possibilities and sat on the board of SAAIDS (South Asia Against AIDS) from 2001 - 2004.  She is a certified coach from both Coach for Life and The Life Purpose Institute.  shecreateschange.com

Founder and CEO of  She Creates Change, SUPARNA BhASIN is the President of the Board for Women’s Education Project. She served as a lead coach for Future Possibilities and sat on the board of SAAIDS (South Asia Against AIDS) from 2001 - 2004.  She is a certified coach from both Coach for Life and The Life Purpose Institute. shecreateschange.com

  Marguerita M. Cheng  is the Chief Executive Officer at Blue Ocean Global Wealth. Prior to co-founding Blue Ocean Global Wealth, she was a Financial Advisor at Ameriprise Financial and an Analyst and Editor at Towa Securities in Tokyo, Japan. She is a CFP® professional, a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor ℠ , a Retirement Income Certified Professional® and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst.  blueoceanglobalwealth.com

Marguerita M. Cheng is the Chief Executive Officer at Blue Ocean Global Wealth. Prior to co-founding Blue Ocean Global Wealth, she was a Financial Advisor at Ameriprise Financial and an Analyst and Editor at Towa Securities in Tokyo, Japan. She is a CFP® professional, a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor ℠ , a Retirement Income Certified Professional® and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. blueoceanglobalwealth.com

  Emily Co  is the associate editor of the PopSugar Network's  SavvySugar , a career and personal finance website for savvy women who want to take control of their bank accounts. Her work has appeared in Bloomberg, Kiplinger, the Japan Times newspaper, Singapore's Business Times newspaper, and the Chicago Journal.

Emily Co is the associate editor of the PopSugar Network's SavvySugar, a career and personal finance website for savvy women who want to take control of their bank accounts. Her work has appeared in Bloomberg, Kiplinger, the Japan Times newspaper, Singapore's Business Times newspaper, and the Chicago Journal.

 
  Dr. Kristin Davin , or Dr. D as she is referred to is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in marriage, divorce, dating and relationships. She helps people build better relationships, whether it’s with their spouse, partner, children, siblings, parents, coworkers or friends.  kristidavin.com

Dr. Kristin Davin, or Dr. D as she is referred to is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in marriage, divorce, dating and relationships. She helps people build better relationships, whether it’s with their spouse, partner, children, siblings, parents, coworkers or friends. kristidavin.com

  Sherri Donovan , owner of Sherri Donovan & Associates, is a family and matrimonial attorney with over 25 years of experience. Ms. Donovan is also a professor of forensic psychology and family law, neutral evaluator for New York State courts, mediator, and parenting coordinator.  sherridonovan.com

Sherri Donovan, owner of Sherri Donovan & Associates, is a family and matrimonial attorney with over 25 years of experience. Ms. Donovan is also a professor of forensic psychology and family law, neutral evaluator for New York State courts, mediator, and parenting coordinator. sherridonovan.com

  STACY FRANCIS  is the Founder of Savvy Ladies and the  CEO and President of Francis Financial, Inc., a Wealth Management and Financial Planning firm. With over 18 years of experience in the financial industry, she is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ (CDFA™), and a Certified Estate Planning Specialist (CES™).   francisfinancial.com

STACY FRANCIS is the Founder of Savvy Ladies and the  CEO and President of Francis Financial, Inc., a Wealth Management and Financial Planning firm. With over 18 years of experience in the financial industry, she is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™ (CDFA™), and a Certified Estate Planning Specialist (CES™).  francisfinancial.com

  Galia Gichon , Founder of Down-to-Earth Finance, has over 18 years experience in financial services and an MBA in Finance. She is the author of the "My Money Matters" kit, featured in Newsweek, CNN, Wall Street Journal.com and more  galia@downtoearthfinance.com , or visit  Down-to-Earth Finance . 

Galia Gichon, Founder of Down-to-Earth Finance, has over 18 years experience in financial services and an MBA in Finance. She is the author of the "My Money Matters" kit, featured in Newsweek, CNN, Wall Street Journal.com and more galia@downtoearthfinance.com, or visit Down-to-Earth Finance

  Jodi Krizer Graber  spent 20 years as a thriving arts executive in New York City. Jodi is a certified holistic health counselor and stress management and self-care expert, she is passionate about helping people be the best they can be and supporting individuals to live a healthy, happy and abundant life. visit  bravowellness.com

Jodi Krizer Graber spent 20 years as a thriving arts executive in New York City. Jodi is a certified holistic health counselor and stress management and self-care expert, she is passionate about helping people be the best they can be and supporting individuals to live a healthy, happy and abundant life. visit bravowellness.com

  SHURNETTE HENRY  has over 15 years experience in financial services, and is Managing Partner at Papillon Financial. Shurnette is Co-Creator of Papillon’s proprietary wealth coaching program PEAK (Proactively Educating & Acquiring Knowledge)  papillonfinancial.com

SHURNETTE HENRY has over 15 years experience in financial services, and is Managing Partner at Papillon Financial. Shurnette is Co-Creator of Papillon’s proprietary wealth coaching program PEAK (Proactively Educating & Acquiring Knowledge) papillonfinancial.com

 
  SUSAN HIRSHMAN  CFA, CPA, CFP Author of the book " Does This Make My Assets Look Fat ?"

SUSAN HIRSHMAN CFA, CPA, CFP Author of the book "Does This Make My Assets Look Fat?"

  Lyle Katz  is a seasoned financial executive with over 20 years of experience.. He has expertise in all aspects of corporate finance including risk management, asset management, debt management and global cash management.  

Lyle Katz is a seasoned financial executive with over 20 years of experience.. He has expertise in all aspects of corporate finance including risk management, asset management, debt management and global cash management.  

  Mishra KELLER    is the Founder and Director of Nutrisults, where she is an expert in the areas of diet and nutrition, personal relationships, business development and marketing, career guidance, sustainable lifestyle changes and spiritual development.  nutrisults.com

Mishra KELLER   is the Founder and Director of Nutrisults, where she is an expert in the areas of diet and nutrition, personal relationships, business development and marketing, career guidance, sustainable lifestyle changes and spiritual development. nutrisults.com

 Financial life designer and educator,  Teresa Kuhn , JD, RFC, CSA, is A respected financial educator, best-selling author, and strategist, Teresa Kuhn is the president and CEO of Austin, Texas-based Living Wealthy Financial Group. Through her radio show, Living Wealthy Radio  livingwealthyfinancial.com

Financial life designer and educator, Teresa Kuhn, JD, RFC, CSA, is A respected financial educator, best-selling author, and strategist, Teresa Kuhn is the president and CEO of Austin, Texas-based Living Wealthy Financial Group. Through her radio show, Living Wealthy Radio livingwealthyfinancial.com

  Carly Lance  loves to blog about saving money and small business finances in hopes of helping others achieve financial bliss in their lives, such as her own.  Carly is also the blog manager for Personal Bankruptcy Canada, a company dedicated to helping “good people with bad debt”  PERSONALBANKRUPTCYCANADA.CA

Carly Lance loves to blog about saving money and small business finances in hopes of helping others achieve financial bliss in their lives, such as her own.  Carly is also the blog manager for Personal Bankruptcy Canada, a company dedicated to helping “good people with bad debt” PERSONALBANKRUPTCYCANADA.CA

  Kristina Leonardi  is the founder of The Women’s Mosaic. She is a career/life path consultant, speaker, seminar leader and expert in the areas of women, diversity and personal growth.  kristinaleonardi.com

Kristina Leonardi is the founder of The Women’s Mosaic. She is a career/life path consultant, speaker, seminar leader and expert in the areas of women, diversity and personal growth. kristinaleonardi.com

 
  Loni Markman  has been working in the field of wellness for almost a decade, helping clients find nourishment and balance in their everyday lives. She focuses on weight management, emotional and binge eating, body image and women’s health.   lonimarkman.com

Loni Markman has been working in the field of wellness for almost a decade, helping clients find nourishment and balance in their everyday lives. She focuses on weight management, emotional and binge eating, body image and women’s health.  lonimarkman.com

  Raleigh Mayer , known as the “ Gravitas Guru ”.  She is currently a senior fellow at the Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership, a leadership lecturer at New York University and Barnard College, and on the leadership council of the Financial Women’s Association.  raleighmayer.com

Raleigh Mayer, known as the “Gravitas Guru”.  She is currently a senior fellow at the Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership, a leadership lecturer at New York University and Barnard College, and on the leadership council of the Financial Women’s Association. raleighmayer.com

  Daniel G. Mazzola,  CPA, CFA, is an investment advisory representative with American Portfolios Advisors Inc. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner. Mr. Mazzola is a member of the NYSSCPA Personal Financial Planning Committee.  DANMAZZOLA.COM

Daniel G. Mazzola, CPA, CFA, is an investment advisory representative with American Portfolios Advisors Inc. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner. Mr. Mazzola is a member of the NYSSCPA Personal Financial Planning Committee. DANMAZZOLA.COM

  Jennifer McDermott  is Consumer Advocate at personal finance comparison website  finder.com . She has more than 12 years’ experience under her belt in the finance, lifestyle and travel industries where she’s analyzed consumer trends. Jennifer loves to uncover interesting insights and issues to help people find better.

Jennifer McDermott is Consumer Advocate at personal finance comparison website finder.com. She has more than 12 years’ experience under her belt in the finance, lifestyle and travel industries where she’s analyzed consumer trends. Jennifer loves to uncover interesting insights and issues to help people find better.

  KAREN Mcmahon,  Certified Relationship & Divorce Coach & Master Energy Practitioner is the founder of KM Life Coaching and co-author of “Navigating Your Divorce: A guide to the Legal, Financial and Emotional Basics”, a free ebook.  journeybeyonddivorce.com

KAREN Mcmahon, Certified Relationship & Divorce Coach & Master Energy Practitioner is the founder of KM Life Coaching and co-author of “Navigating Your Divorce: A guide to the Legal, Financial and Emotional Basics”, a free ebook. journeybeyonddivorce.com

  Mike Michalowicz  is the CEO of  Provendus Group , a consulting group that helps companies whose growth has plateaued to grow again. Michalowicz is the author of  The Pumpkin Plan  and  The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur , as well as one of the  most popular entrepreneur blogs .  mikemichalowicz.com

Mike Michalowicz is the CEO of Provendus Group, a consulting group that helps companies whose growth has plateaued to grow again. Michalowicz is the author of The Pumpkin Plan and The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, as well as one of the most popular entrepreneur blogs. mikemichalowicz.com

 
  Carly Newhouse,  LMSW, is a bereavement specialist and grief counselor. Carly also offers culturally-sensitive bereavement workshops and staff debriefingsas a means of supporting and unifying staff to deliver the finest services to clients  CARLYNEWHOUSE.COM

Carly Newhouse, LMSW, is a bereavement specialist and grief counselor. Carly also offers culturally-sensitive bereavement workshops and staff debriefingsas a means of supporting and unifying staff to deliver the finest services to clients CARLYNEWHOUSE.COM

  alison pena  Alison is the Principal Catalyst at The Affluence Code, a consulting company that believes affluence is everywhere. According to Alison, affluence is not a mindset or a fixed dollar amount.  THEAFFLUENCECODE.COM

alison pena Alison is the Principal Catalyst at The Affluence Code, a consulting company that believes affluence is everywhere. According to Alison, affluence is not a mindset or a fixed dollar amount.  THEAFFLUENCECODE.COM

   David Ragland   is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA®) and Chief Executive Officer of  IRC Wealth , a private asset management company based in Atlanta. David began his career in the tax division of Ernst & Young. He then served as CFO for several companies, gaining experience in taking companies public and propelling them on to the INC 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies. 

David Ragland is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA®) and Chief Executive Officer of IRC Wealth, a private asset management company based in Atlanta. David began his career in the tax division of Ernst & Young. He then served as CFO for several companies, gaining experience in taking companies public and propelling them on to the INC 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies. 

 A retired executive of Chase Manhattan Bank,  Elliot Raphaelson  joined The Savings Game after decades of experience as an advisor, teacher and author in the field of personal finance. his writing has appeared in The New York Times, Town & Country, Vogue, Self, Savvy and Working Woman magazines. For ten years he has worked as a certified mediator and trainer in a Florida county court.

A retired executive of Chase Manhattan Bank, Elliot Raphaelson joined The Savings Game after decades of experience as an advisor, teacher and author in the field of personal finance. his writing has appeared in The New York Times, Town & Country, Vogue, Self, Savvy and Working Woman magazines. For ten years he has worked as a certified mediator and trainer in a Florida county court.

  Carl Richards  is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and the director of investor education for the BAM ALLIANCE. He is a weekly contributor to the The New York Times, and is a columnist for Morningstar Advisor. Carl has also been featured on Marketplace Money, The Leonard Lopate Show, Oprah and Forbes. he is also the author of The Behavior Gap: Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things with Money  BEHAVIORGAP.COM

Carl Richards is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and the director of investor education for the BAM ALLIANCE. He is a weekly contributor to the The New York Times, and is a columnist for Morningstar Advisor. Carl has also been featured on Marketplace Money, The Leonard Lopate Show, Oprah and Forbes. he is also the author of The Behavior Gap: Simple Ways to Stop Doing Dumb Things with Money BEHAVIORGAP.COM

  Rebecca Eve Selkowe,  J.D., helps women take control of their finances so they can spend less time avoiding their money and more time using it to get what they want. Her powerful, judgment-free approach to personal finance is one part hand-holding, one part bum-kicking, and many parts song lyrics.  rebeccaeve.com

Rebecca Eve Selkowe, J.D., helps women take control of their finances so they can spend less time avoiding their money and more time using it to get what they want. Her powerful, judgment-free approach to personal finance is one part hand-holding, one part bum-kicking, and many parts song lyrics. rebeccaeve.com

 
  Monica SHAH  is the Founder of Revenue Breakthrough, a company that helps women create breakthroughs in their businesses so they can live their ideal lifestyles. She is also an adjunct business professor in New York City where she teaches marketing and business plan classes.  revenuebreakthrough.com

Monica SHAH is the Founder of Revenue Breakthrough, a company that helps women create breakthroughs in their businesses so they can live their ideal lifestyles. She is also an adjunct business professor in New York City where she teaches marketing and business plan classes. revenuebreakthrough.com

  Manisha Thakor  is the Director of Wealth Strategies for Women at Buckingham Strategic Wealth and The BAM Alliance. Manisha is the co-author of ON MY OWN TWO FEET and GET FINANCIALLY NAKED.  Manisha has been featured on CNN, PBS, NPR, The Today Show, Rachel Ray, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The LA Times, Real Simple, Glamour, Essence, and MORE.  MoneyZen.com .

Manisha Thakor is the Director of Wealth Strategies for Women at Buckingham Strategic Wealth and The BAM Alliance. Manisha is the co-author of ON MY OWN TWO FEET and GET FINANCIALLY NAKED.  Manisha has been featured on CNN, PBS, NPR, The Today Show, Rachel Ray, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The LA Times, Real Simple, Glamour, Essence, and MORE. MoneyZen.com.

  Janet Wise  has a Masters Degree in HR Development, and is a successful corporate Learning & Development expert responsible for designing, leading and managing global leadership development programs at Fortune 500 companies, with more than fifteen years experience helping top corporate executives become more effective in their business and personal lives.  wiseadvantages.com

Janet Wise has a Masters Degree in HR Development, and is a successful corporate Learning & Development expert responsible for designing, leading and managing global leadership development programs at Fortune 500 companies, with more than fifteen years experience helping top corporate executives become more effective in their business and personal lives. wiseadvantages.com

  Liz Wolfe  has lead trainings professionally for over 20 years. She began her public speaking career as a child, doing spinning and weaving demos at local festivals with her family. she has created a successful business with her husband, Jon, that focuses on helping companies and individuals realize their full potential.  lizwolfecoaching.com

Liz Wolfe has lead trainings professionally for over 20 years. She began her public speaking career as a child, doing spinning and weaving demos at local festivals with her family. she has created a successful business with her husband, Jon, that focuses on helping companies and individuals realize their full potential. lizwolfecoaching.com

  Kevin Worthley,  CFP, CDFA, is a Vice President with Wealth Management Resources, Inc. He is a Certified Financial Planner and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. Mr. Worthley is a member of the RI chapter of the Financial Planning Association.  wealthmanagers.com

Kevin Worthley, CFP, CDFA, is a Vice President with Wealth Management Resources, Inc. He is a Certified Financial Planner and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. Mr. Worthley is a member of the RI chapter of the Financial Planning Association. wealthmanagers.com

  DAVID ZALE , CFA, is the General Partner of Zale Capital Management, L.P., a Registered Investment Advisor. Zale has twenty years of experience in the financial services industry, including equity research, hedge fund development, and portfolio management. zale differentiates himself from other investment advisors by emphasizing empathy, education, and ownership of investment decisions. he has a personal passion for teaching and mentorship.  ZALECAPITAL.COM

DAVID ZALE, CFA, is the General Partner of Zale Capital Management, L.P., a Registered Investment Advisor. Zale has twenty years of experience in the financial services industry, including equity research, hedge fund development, and portfolio management. zale differentiates himself from other investment advisors by emphasizing empathy, education,
and ownership of investment decisions. he has a personal passion for teaching and mentorship. ZALECAPITAL.COM