Meet Neale Godfrey

Neale Godfrey is the financial voice for women and multi-generations and a world-renowned speaker and author, who has inspired millions through her work. She motivates, trains, educates, and frankly, entertains by delivering her core message: Empower yourself to take control of your financial life.

As the creator for the topic of “kids and money” and the preeminent thought leader for family financial literacy, Neale Godfrey has worked tirelessly over the last 35 years to connect the family around the topic of money.

In 1972, Neale began her journey as one of the first female executives at The Chase Manhattan Bank (the world’s largest bank at the time). She later became President of The First Women’s Bank and founder of The First Children’s Bank in FAO Schwarz. Neale was also involved with the Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship in Harlem.

In 1989, Neale formed her own company, Children’s Financial Network, Inc., with the mission of educating children and their parents about money. An author of 28 books empowering kids and their parents to have a healthy relationship with money, Neale is most recognized as The New York Times #1 Best-Selling Author of Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees: A Parent’s Guide to Raising Financially Responsible Children.