Kelley Long is a Financial Planner with Financial Finesse providing financial education to employees of Fortune 1000 firms through the Financial Helpline, live workshops and webcasts while also managing the company’s social media. She is the author of the Financial Finesse Think Tank’s annual Gender Gap research report and a researcher for the book What Your Financial Advisor Isn’t Telling You: The 10 Essential Truths You Need to Know About Your Money. Prior to joining Financial Finesse in 2015, Kelley held a variety of roles in the financial industry, always seeking a way to help people with their money without having to sell them a product or manage their investments. As a volunteer spokesperson for the Feed the Pig ad campaign, Kelley is frequently quoted in the press and has also been published in the Wall Street Journal. She’s a magna cum laude graduate of the Lee Honors College at Western Michigan University and is also a Certified Public Accountant with the Personal Financial Specialist designation.
Favorite Financial Book: Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin & Joe Dominguez
Fun Fact: Kelley is a certified BODYPUMP™ instructor and teaches three classes per week at Chicago Athletic Clubs.
Favorite Quote: “People often overestimate what will happen in the next two years and underestimate what will happen in ten.” – Bill Gates