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.

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