Stacy Francis

Stacy Francis

Stacy Francis is the President and CEO of Francis Financial, Inc., a fee-only boutique Wealth Management, Financial Planning and Divorce Financial Planning firm. Stacy has over 18 years of experience in the financial industry. She is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA®) as well as a Certified Estate and Trust Specialist (CES™). Stacy is the host of Financially Ever After, a podcast focusing on women, money and divorce.

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.

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 has received numerous industry awards, among them, Investment News Women to Watch, Financial Planning Association’s Heart of Financial Planning Award and Financial Planning Magazine’s Pro-Bono Award.

Financially Ever After:
Savvy Ladies:

Grit and Soul, Marriage Story

What Marriage Story Left Out About Finances in Divorce.

Marriage Story is applauded as a heroic and truthful divorce story, but despite its very real portrayal of the emotional…

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Grit and Soul blog

Why You Shouldn’t Keep Your Ex’s Financial Advisor

Divorce is meant to be a clean break with your spouse, so why do so many women stay with their…

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Why Women Should Seek Out Financial Advice Before Divorcing Or Separating

Why Women Should Seek Out Financial Advice Before Divorcing Or Separating

Contrary to what movies make us believe, rarely does a woman meet with my firm with the goal of taking…

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Money Fights Lead to Divorce: Studies Reveal that Arguments about Money are a Primary Cause of Divorce

If you and your mate are fighting about money, it’s important to take the time to compromise on the issues,…

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Stacy Francis Blog

Know Your Worth: Protect Your Personal Finances in Divorce

Divorces are very complicated and can take a huge emotional toll on you. The last thing you need is for…

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Disability Insurance

My Love Letter to My Family and My Employees – Disability Income Insurance Demystified

I had just dropped my daughter and son off at their elementary school and headed over to a Citi Bike…

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Why women need to overcome their fear of money and how to do it

Does managing your finances scare you? Do you procrastinate meeting with an advisor because of the shame you feel around…

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Financial Abuse – The Most Common Type of Abuse That Far Too Many Ignore.

What is Financial Abuse? Financial Abuse is rarely acknowledged, and yet it is one of the most common types of…

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The Biggest Financial Risk a Woman Can Take is Getting Married

Many of us will take several financial risks in our lifetimes, but for women, getting married may be the biggest…

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Top Estate Planning Mistakes Divorcing Women Make

Divorce is never an easy time. It can be a huge adjustment period for most people, but women, in particular,…

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