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MBA, MSFS, ChFC®, CLU®, CFP®

Mary Quist-Newins,

Mary Quist-Newins is the founder and owner of Moneyweave®. With 30 years in financial services, she has been a professor, founder of the Center for Women and Financial Services at The American College, financial planning practitioner, and corporate leader. Having taught thousands of advisors and clients, Mary is deeply committed to providing objective and actionable financial information to others, especially women.

As a financial planning expert, author, speaker, and teacher, Mary focuses on meaningful gender differences, women and money.  

Featured Blogs

March is Women’s History Month: The Paradox about Women and Money

As we take the time to observe Women’s History Month, we recognize the far-reaching contributions women have made. Women have come a long way in the past century alone. Now it’s the norm for women to build businesses, lead nations, and have a powerful voice. But there is a striking paradox about women and money: American …

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Financial Literacy and You: Test Your Money Smarts

Financial literacy is a cornerstone of good financial decision making. Over my career as a practicing financial planner, I loved working with clients to help them gain greater clarity and control over their money. It was a true joy to partner with hundreds of highly smart, accomplished, and talented individuals. However, I was often struck by …

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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
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“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
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“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