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Mary Quist-Newins,

Mary Quist-Newins is the founder and owner of Moneyweave®, a consulting and financial education firm. As a Certified Financial Planner®, and holder of two master's degrees in finance along with two other advanced financial planning designations, she has more than 30 years of experience in financial services. Mary has been a professor, founder of the Center for Women and Financial Services at The American College, financial planning practitioner, and corporate leader. 

 Mary focuses on delivering actionable financial planning content that generates results for leading financial companies, advisors, and American women. 

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The Realities and Risks of Women and Disabilities

When we think about risk, many of us think about skydiving, skiing accidents, or injuries from a dangerous work environment. And many of us imagine thrill seekers and men as the most at risk for disability. The scary reality is that the opposite is true. Research I conducted as professor and director of the Center …

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My Experience as a Financial Advisor

Thirty years ago, I became a financial planner with then IDS/American Express (now Ameriprise). I was driven by two passions: helping others and pursuing a profession that is both challenging and humbling. Growing up, I didn’t know what exactly I wanted to do in life, but I did know that I wanted to make a …

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Female Entrepreneurs and Retirement Planning

Many Unprepared It’s been said that “failing to plan is planning to fail.” This is an eternal truth when it comes to money, and especially so for women business owners.  Why?  Because for most, their business generates more than half of their household’s income and a significant portion of total net worth.  Effectively planning and then …

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“Mary helped me scale the mountain of being painfully uninformed about money matters. Her insight, honesty, and compassion are a powerful formula to steer you toward a smarter financial mindset.”

Dara Beevas

Co-Founder and Chief Strategic Officer
Wise Ink Creating Publishing

“Mary Quist-Newins is one of the most knowledgeable and insightful financial writers that I have met. Her expertise and commitment to financial planning truly set her apart.”

Maribeth Kuzmeski, PhD

Owner RedZone Marketing,
Professor of Marketing, Oklahoma State University

“I have had the pleasure of working with Mary for years. She is an outstanding  financial writer and she has a unique way of articulating the important financial matters in an easy to understand way.” 

Mary Nutting

Owner & President, CorTalent;
President, National Association of Women Business Owners, Minnesota
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