Fo Alexander

Clever Girl Finance Writer

Fo Alexander

About Faneisha "Fo" Alexander

  • Writer for Clever Girl Finance on topics including core personal finance, motherhood, mindset, and motivation
  • Founder of Mama & Money
  • Author of the book, Dump Debt & Build Bank®: The Everyday Chick’s Guide To Money



As Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI), she has been teaching personal finances to women & youth for over a decade. She has served as a financial education volunteer for Junior Achievement and a speaker for community organizations and corporations.

With over a decade of experience, Fo is an established writer and expert contributor on the topics of personal finance, budgeting, debt payoff, money mindset, saving, entrepreneurship, investing, motherhood, and personal development.

Her commentary has been cited in Yahoo! Finance, MSN Money, USNews, The LA Times,, Bankrate, and more!

Personal achievements

  • Paying off $78,000 in student loan debt in less than 3 years ($47,000 in 6 months)
  • Paying off her mortgage in 4 years
  • Triple her investment portfolio in less than 5 years

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About Clever Girl Finance

Clever Girl Finance® is a mission-driven company aimed at providing women with much-needed financial guidance and support to build financial confidence and make smart money decisions in their day-to-day lives.

We do this through our completely free resources including personal finance courses, one-on-one mentor calls, articles, audio, and video content, an incredibly supportive community, and more.

Through our approach, we support our community in a fun, engaging, relatable, and non-judgmental way. Our team is dedicated to helping women to become accountable, ditch debt, save money, and build real wealth.

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