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President & CEO,
Children's Financial Network Inc.
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Neale S. Godfrey is a financial voice for women and a pioneer for the topic of "kids and money." Neale is a 27-time author with a No. 1 New York Times best seller, Money Doesn't Grow On Trees: A Parent's Guide to Raising Financially Responsible Children, and she enjoys regular discussions on her newly launched Web platform at www.nealegodfrey.com.
Neale started her journey with The Chase Manhattan Bank, joining as one of the first female executives, and later became president of The First Women's Bank and founder of The First Children's Bank. In 1989, Neale formed the Children's Financial Network Inc. with the mission of educating children and their parents about money.
Neale has served as a national spokesperson for companies such as Microsoft and Fidelity, appeared as an expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show and Good Morning America, and earned a number of awards, most notably Muriel Siebert Lifetime Achievement Award for her trailblazing work on financial literacy.
Here's a lesson all parents can benefit from: Let your kids fail. Just do it. You'll be glad you did.
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