So Money - Episode 65

Susan Beacham

Creator of the Money Savvy Pig


Today’s guest is a leading expert on money, kids and financial literacy and the creator of the Money Savvy Pig. She is also a banking and investment management veteran who worked with high net worth individuals for over 2 decades and advised them on what they should and shouldn’t do with their money. Her name is Susan Beacham.

Susan founded her own company, Money Savvy Generation, in the late 90’s after seeing how much her own children wanted to learn about money. Since then, her company has developed a wide portfolio of products that’s helped millions of parents and educators teach basic personal finance skills to school-age children.

Three takeaways from our interview:

— Susan’s inspiration to leave corporate America after 18 years to start her own company.

— Her money mantra that requires her to “stop, think and reflect.”

— How Susan’s own grandmother influenced her financial philosophy and helped her become a strong saver.

If you’d like to learn more about Susan Beacham and Money Savvy Generation, visit her websites and or follow her on Twitter @susanbeacham.

My favorite quote from the interview: “I spend a lot of time exercising the muscle of stop, think and reflect.” – click to tweet

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