Announcing the First Round of #FinCon19 Session Speakers

September and #FinCon19 will be here before you know it–which also means it’s time to get this party started and let you know about some of the speakers you’ll have the opportunity to hear in Washington D.C. As you can tell from this list, it’s shaping up to be an incredible event already!

We’re excited to announce the first round of #FinCon19  speakers!

Catherine Alford to Present Big Idea

We’re also excited to announce that freelancer and entrepreneur Catherine Alford will present a Big Idea Talk also on Saturday afternoon at #FinCon19. Big Idea Talks are short, powerful talks given on the main stage by FinCon community influencers.

Catherine Alford is a nationally recognized family finance expert who partners with top brands to educate, encourage, and inspire people to take on a more active financial role in their families. Named the Best Contributor/Freelancer for Personal Finance in 2014, her writing and expertise have been featured in dozens of notable publications like Forbes, U.S. News and World Report, Kiplinger, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, and many more. She has been interviewed on Good Morning America, Huffington Post Live, and other media outlets and has partnered with top financial brands like Ally, Discover, Quicken Loans, OneMain Financial and more to create written and video content that helps consumers make smarter financial decisions.

She is the founder of, an award-winning personal finance blog that she created in 2010 and the innovator behind the web’s most comprehensive course on how to Get Paid to Write for Blogs. As an entrepreneur and the mother to five-year-old boy/girl twins, she lives the messages she teaches each and every day.

#FinCon19 Session Speakers–Round 1

We’re also thrilled to announce that #FinCon19 attendees will have the opportunity to learn from this lineup of fantastic session speakers:

Andy HillMarriage Kids and Money
Apple CriderApple Crider
Ben LuthiLuthi Media LLC
Benjamin BrandtRetirement Starts Today
Bob SullivanBob Sullivan
Bobbi RebellFinancial Grownup + Money in the Morning podcasts
Brett BillickSelf Lender
Cameron HuddlestonGOBanking Rates
Chris BrowningPopcorn Finance
Claudia PenningtonDIY Marketing
Donna FreedmanWord Matters LLC
Emma JohnsonWealthy Single Mommy
Eric RosenbergEric Rosenberg
Erin LowryBroke Millennial
Jackie LamHey Freelancer
Jason BrownThe Brown Report
Jason VitugPhroogal
Jillian JohnsrudMontana Money Adventures
Joseph CochranOne Big Happy Life
Kara PerezBravely
Kathy KristofSideHusl
Kirk ChisholmInnovative Wealth
Linsey KnerlLinsey Knerl
Lisa RowanThe Penny Hoarder
Miranda MarquitPlanting Money Seeds
Nick LoperSide Hustle Nation
Paula PantAfford Anything
Steve StewartSteve Stewart Podcast Productions
Tasha CochranOne Big Happy Life
Taylor SchulteDefine Financial
Tim SchmoyerVideo Creators
Todd TresidderFinancialMentor.Com
Tonya RapleyMy Fab Finance

#FinCon19 Round 2 Speaker Proposals Now Open!

We will announce two more rounds of speakers and panelists in the coming months, so it’s not too late to make your proposal for a session at #FinCon19. Click here for more info on the session types and the link to submit your idea. Round 2 proposals close on March 20, 2019.

Money Nerds Unite at #FinCon19

In September 2019, an energetic community of money media nerds will descend on Washington, D.C. These 2,000+ personal finance content creators and influencers will connect, collaborate, and learn from each other at the world’s largest financial conference and expo. To find out more or register, visit


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