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Moneyweave® founder, Mary Quist-Newins was recognized in 2017 by Finance and Commerce as one of the “Top Women in Finance;” in 2014 as award recipient for "Innovation in Finance" by the National Association of Women Business Owners, Minnesota (NAWBO MN); in 2011 as the national “Woman of the Year” by Women in Insurance and Financial Services (WIFS); and as one of Treasury and Risk magazine’s “25 Outstanding Leaders in Finance Who Happen to Be Women” in 2008.  She currently serves as president for NAWBO MN and as past president for the National Association of Women MBAs in Minneapolis/St. Paul.

Mary has also been acknowledged for her groundbreaking efforts in financial services research. She is the author of the textbook, Women and Money - Matters of Trust, and her white papers, articles, and quotes have been featured in USA Today, Wall Street Journal, The Daily Beast, Fox Business, ABC News, Consumer Reports, American Express Open Forum, Journal of Financial Planning, Financial Planning magazine, LIMRA Market News, and GAMA International Journal.

For the curious, below is a complete list of works. ;-)

Books and Courses

Women and Money, Matters of Trust. Bryn Mawr, PA: The American College, First Edition 2010, Second Edition 2013.

Marketing Financial Services to Women, Bryn Mawr, PA: The American College, 2010.

Practice Management, Bryn Mawr, PA: The American College, 2011, co-authored with Gerald Herbison, DBA, ChFC, CFP, CASL, CLF.

Feature Articles

What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You: Top Five Facts about Disability, Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine, August 2012.

On Advisors and Women, Wall Street Journal, WSJ Voices.Com, April 2012.

New Research: Women Business Owners, Wealth Channel Magazine, Spring 2012.

Women: The Changing Face of Financial Services, GAMA International Journal, May/June 2011.

Strengthening the Retirement Planning Bridge, Helping the Financial Services Industry Meet the Needs of Women Business Owners, with Jill McCullough, DMA, CFPÒ, LIMRA Market Facts Quarterly, Number 2, 2012.

Women and Retirement, Failing to Plan = Planning to Fail, Wealth Channel Magazine, Fall 2011.

Missing in Action, Why Are Only One in Four New Recruits to Financial Planning Firms Female? Financial Planning Magazine, December 2010.

An Abundance of Caution – Women and Investing, Financial Planning Magazine, August 2010.

Untapped Market – Women and Economic Power, Financial Planning Magazine, March 2010.

Double Jeopardy – Women and Long Term Care, Financial Planning Magazine, August 2009.

Research Reports

Women Business Owners and Retirement Planning, with Jill McCullough, DMA, CFPÒ, The American College, 2012.

Women and Disability Risks, with Lisa Schneider, The American College, 2012.

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

Women and Disability Risks, with Matt Greenwald, PhD, Journal of Financial Planning, August 2012.

Do Commissions Level the Playing Field for Female Producers in the Financial Services Industry? with Karen Lahey, PhD, CFPÒ, Financial Services Review, Fall 2011.

What Do Financial Services Producers Need for Success in Their Careers? with Karen Lahey, PhD, CFPÒ, Journal of Financial Service Professionals, November 2010.

Media Interviews and Quotes

Your Retirement Plan, Money Talks, Working Mother, August 2012.

Five Steps to Effective Investing as a Couple, by Nancy Mann Jacobson, BankRate Monitor, July 12, 2012.

The Best Money Advice You’ve Never Heard, by Josh Garskof, Ladies Home Journal, June 2012.

New Report Finds Americans Are Unprepared to Face a Disability, Risking Financial Futures, PR Newswire, May 8, 2012.

Why Retirement Should Be a Top Priority for Female Business Owners, by Julie Bawden-Davis, American Express Open Forum, March 22, 2012.

Women at the Top Aren’t Cruel, They’ve Just Adapted to Their Environments, by Meredith Lapore, The Grindstone, March 22, 2012.

Survey Finds Small Business Owners Clueless about Retirement, Fox Business, March 14, 2012.

Women and the Leadership Gap, by Leslie Bennetts, Newsweek and The Daily Beast, March 5, 2012.

Small Business Owners Lack Retirement Planning, by Laura Petrecca, USA Today and ABC News, March 2, 2012.

Small Biz Owners Not Prepared for Retirement, by Michael Cohn, Accounting Today, February 29, 2012.

Small-Business Owners Not Prepared for Retirement, Study Shows, by Maggie Shader, Consumer Reports February 28, 2012.

Out with Command and Control Leadership, by Jan Jaben-Elton, Womenetics, December 13, 2011.

Life Insurance: Why You Need It, by Sharon Epperson, USA Today Weekend, January 6, 2011.

Hand That Rocks the Cradle Rules the Financial World, Best Review, March 2010.

Harsh Retirement Is Seen Awaiting Many Boomer Women, by Warren Hirsch, National Underwriter, October 2009.