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Whether we have a million dollars or a few hundred, we still enjoy tips about how to manage them. The Royal Neighbors Foundation is here to help. These articles offer sound financial advice as you go about living your life. Whether you’re buying a house, paying for college, adding to your family, changing careers, or planning for retirement, let the Royal Neighbors Foundation be a resource for you.

Meet Kristen Euretig!

Kristen EuretigKristen Euretig, CFP®, has been retained by the Foundation to provide educational financial articles and webinars for the Foundation to help us fulfill our mission of Building Women’s Futures Through Financial EducationSM. She is the founder of Brooklyn Plans, LLC, a business designed to address the void in the financial planning industry for women in their 20s-40s to access reliable, independent financial advice and services. She is passionate about connecting women to the help they need to take control of their finances.

A former school teacher, Kristen developed curriculum and implemented financial education programs internationally, including Nigeria and Nicaragua.

Receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in linguistics at the University of California, San Diego, Kristen earned her Master of Science degree in education/teaching English as a second language at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus. She received her Certificate, Financial Planning, at Boston University.

She has been featured in Forbes, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal as an expert financial planner and advocate.






“Just imagine what the world would be like if women weren’t afraid of their finances anymore and instead were equipped with the tools and support they needed to achieve their goals and live their dreams.”
—Kristen


  • How to budget for the holidays

    Making a holiday spending plan

    Foundation
    Nov 16, 2017
    The end of the year is often a hectic time, especially for women balancing work and family—and budgets. Each holiday season, many find themselves overextended and underprepared, and on top of it all lack room in their spending plans for the extra meals, travel, and gifts.
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  • Is a 529 right for you

    Back to school: Is a 529 account right for you?

    Foundation
    Oct 16, 2017
    Back-to-school season is upon us. The commercials flood your televisions touting deals and discounts for school supplies and fresh new fashions in anticipation of fall’s approach.
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  • Stop worrying about your finances

    How to stop worrying about your finances and do something about them

    Foundation
    Jul 26, 2017
    Money is one of the biggest stressors out there. Maybe you never seem to have enough in your bank account to pay off your credit card bills in full or you aren’t sure if you’re putting enough of your income into savings. Personal finance is a big, nebulous area for many people.
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