One of the nation’s leading authorities on personal finance for young people, BETH KOBLINER is a commentator and journalist, and the author of two New York Times bestsellers Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties, and an essential guide for parents, Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not).

In 2010, Beth was selected by President Barack Obama to be a member of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability, where she created MoneyAsYouGrow.org. The site attracted more than 1.4 million visitors and was adopted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2016. A former columnist for Money magazine, Beth has written for numerous other publications, including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, as well as outlets such as Glamour; O, The Oprah Magazine; and The Huffington Post. She has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, from TodayGood Morning America, and the Early Show to National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. As a content advisor for Sesame Workshop’s financial education initiative For Me, For You, For Later, she offered on-air money advice to Elmo.