Beth Kobliner is a personal finance commentator and journalist. Beth is also the author of a book for parents, Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not) (due in early 2017 from Simon & Schuster) as well as the New York Times best seller Get a Financial Life, a guide for people in their twenties and thirties. She was selected by President Obama to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, dedicated to increasing the financial know-how of kids of all ages and economic backgrounds. A former staff writer at Money magazine, Beth has contributed to the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal and has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Today, Sesame Street, and NPR. She began her career researching and writing more than one hundred columns for the personal finance pioneer Sylvia Porter, whose syndicated column appeared in over 150 newspapers nationwide. Beth graduated from Brown University and lives with her family in New York City.