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Manisha Thakor, CFA, CFP®

Financial literacy advocate and financial planner for women

Manisha Thakor is director of wealth strategies for women at the financial advisory firm Buckingham Strategic Wealth and the BAM ALLIANCE, a community of more than 140 independent registered investment advisors throughout the country.

An ardent financial literacy advocate for women, Manisha is the coauthor of two critically acclaimed personal finance books: On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance and Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money With Your Honey.

Manisha serves as an expert advisor to TIAA’s Woman2Woman initiative, is a member of the Wall Street Journal’s Experts Panel and CNBC’s Financial Advisor Counsel, and is on faculty at the Omega Institute.

Manisha’s financial literacy advocacy work for women has been featured in a wide range of national media publications and outlets, including PBS, NPR, the New York Times, CNN, CNBC, The Dr. Oz Show, Rachel Ray, TODAY, Real Simple, Women’s Health, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, and Women’s Day.

Manisha earned her master’s degree in business administration from the Harvard Business School and her bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College. She lives in Portland, Oregon. Her mantra is: simplicity, small joys, and financial independence.

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MoneyZen for Women

MoneyZen for Women

January 5 - 7, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

If you are a woman struggling with money stress or feeling overwhelmed by the topic of personal finance and investing, you are not alone. The good news is you can learn to nurture a holistic, practical definition of financial well-being. Join financial literacy advocate Manisha Thakor, CFA, CFP, and use mindfulness to explore key elements...