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Women inspire me every single day. Their tenacity, wit, enthusiasm, power and grace have provided the world with amazing businesses that have transformed industries. Her Success Story is a podcast that allows these impactful and fascinating women to share their success journey with the world. Their triumphs, along with their failures. Their lessons, along with their leadership. And their determination to follow their dreams. Listen in each week as we talk to women in fashion, coaching, corporate, legal and so much more.

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Dec 3, 2018

Stacy  Francis, CFP®, CDFA®, CES™

President and CEO

Francis Financial, Inc.


Stacy Francis is the President and CEO of Francis Financial, Inc., a fee-only boutique Wealth  Management, Financial Planning and Divorce Financial Planning firm dedicated to providing ongoing comprehensive advice for successful individuals, couples and women in transition such as divorce or widowhood.

Stacy has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry. She attended the New York University Center for Finance, Law and Taxation, where she completed the Certified Financial  Planner™ (CFP®) designation. Stacy is also a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA®) as well as a Certified Estate and Trust Specialist(CES™). Stacy has mastered specialized training in the financial issues of divorce and is the Director of the Association of Divorce  Financial Planners (ADFP) Greater New York Metro Chapter. Stacy is the founder of Savvy Ladies™, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and empowering women to take control of their finances. Savvy Ladies has helped over 15,000 women through free one-on-one financial counseling, workshops and retreats.

Stacy also gives back as a board member of FamilyKind, a nonprofit organization offering NYC divorce services to adults and children experiencing separation or divorce. She is a nationally-recognized financial expert being one of twenty of the nation’s leading wealth managers on CNBC’s Digital Financial Advisor Council, a member of the Forbes Finance Council as well as an expert contributor for The Wall Street  Journal. Stacy’s expertise is highlighted in over 200 media publications, articles, bylined pieces and quotes.

Stacy is the host of Financially Ever After, a podcast focusing on women, money and divorce. She is also the author of the white paper, Unveiling the Unspoken Truth: The Financial Challenges Women Face During and After Divorce. Stacy has received numerous industry awards, among them, Investment News 2016 Women to Watch, Financial Planning Association’s Heart of Financial Planning Award, Financial Planning Magazine's Pro Bono Award and the NAPFA Consumer Education Foundation’s first Pro Bono Award. She was also listed as a national Money Hero by CNN Money Magazine and received the Women’s Choice Award for one of the best financial Advisors for women.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Savvy Ladies, her love letter to her grandmother - hear this story and why Stacy does this work to help other women
  • The more you give, the more that comes back to you - why Stacy really believes this and how the women she has worked with have really changed her
  • The videos you are going to want to watch on her website
  • Helping women navigate their personal situation through their helpline for free, no matter their income level
  • Why she goes to bed when her kids go to bed
  • Why she is a ninja when it comes to delegating
  • Her BIG wake up call three months ago and how it led to the practice of taking half days
  • The article she read about the biggest financial risk a women takes
  • Why she feels wealth management is such a female friendly and rewarding career
  • Her simple tip to take control of your finances right now
  • Free book download on her website