Karyn Cavanaugh grew up in Connecticut in a home having never been taught about the importance of understanding and controlling your finances, and she even remembers her mom wondering how they were going to pay the mortgage on more than one occasion. Fast forward to today, Karyn has regularly appeared as the financial expert on media outlets such as CNBC, Fox Business News, National Public Radio and Bloomberg TV and her commentary has been featured in publications such as Financial Times, the Associated Press, and the Wall Street Journal. She received a BS in finance from the University of Connecticut and an MBA from the University of Hartford. She holds the distinguished Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. Karyn lives in Charleston, SC and is witty, kind, humble, extremely smart, has 3 grown children, and is in love with her precious little pup, Gary. We hope you enjoy this episode getting to know this fantastic woman!