Manisha Thakor, MBA, CFA, CFP, is vice president of Financial Education at the wealth management firm Brighton Jones.
Manisha and her Brighton Jones colleagues are committed to helping clients “Live A Richer Life,” literally and figuratively through holistic financial planning and investment services.
An ardent financial literacy advocate for women, Manisha is the co-author of two critically acclaimed personal finance books, On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl's Guide to Personal Finance and Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money With Your Honey. Manisha also sits on the board of the National Endowment for Financial Education.
Manisha’s financial teachings have been featured in a wide range of national publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Women's Day, Essence, Glamour, and Real Simple. Her national television appearances on the subject of women and financial independence include The Today Show, The Rachel Ray Show, CNN’s Your Bottom Line, and PBS’s Nightly Business Report. Her personal website is MoneyZen.com.
What People are Saying About Manisha Thakor
“Manisha is that precious rarity in any field—an expert who can explain things in a way that makes sense to the rest of us. Her contributions to my nationally syndicated radio program offer insight and advice with a welcome gentle tone in an economic world gone crazy.”
—Susan Barnett, producer/host of 51%