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Manisha Thakor          

Financial Wellbeing Consultant & Founder of MoneyZen

Manisha Thakor (MBA, CFA, CFP) is the founder of the financial wellbeing consultancy, MoneyZen. With 25+ years of experience working in finance, Thakor offers the following B2B services: keynote speaking, brand ambassadorship, and corporate consulting.

Known for making the complex simple, the cornerstone of Thakor’s work is a concept she calls “MoneyZen.” MoneyZen is a joy-based approach to helping people feel calm, confidence and clarity about the role that money plays in their lives -- so they can create lives that are in alignment with their deepest values.

A nationally renowned financial literacy advocate for women, Thakor is the co-author of two critically acclaimed personal finance books for young women: "ON MY OWN TWO FEET: a modern girl’s guide to personal finance" and "GET FINANCIALLY NAKED: how to talk money with your honey."

Thakor is also a board member of The National Endowment of Financial Education and sits on Faculty at The Omega Institute’s Women’s Leadership Center.

Thakor’s financial advice has been featured in a wide range of national media outlets including CNN, PBS, NPR, The Today Show, Rachel Ray, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, Real Simple, Women’s Day, Glamour, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan and Women’s Health.

Thakor earned her MBA from Harvard Business School in 1997 and her BA from Wellesley College in 1992. She is also a CFA charterholder and CFP® practitioner.

Thakor lives in Portland, OR where she spends her time enjoying the plethora of third wave coffee houses and the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.


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