TONYA RAPLEY is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and creator of the award-winning site, My Fab Finance. She was deemed the “New Face of Wealth Building” by Black Enterprise Magazine and featured as their cover subject in October 2013. Selected by TV One as a modern day history maker, Tonya is a full-time entrepreneur who tours the country speaking to diverse audiences.


Tonya’s mission is to help millennials break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck so that they can become financially free and do more of what they love. She is the host and executive producer of #FabFinance with Tonya on Centric and the creator of #BanishTheBalance, a 60-day debt elimination challenge that has helped over 5,000 participants pay off more than $250,000 of debt.

Her client list includes Fidelity Investments, Prudential, State Farm, Consumer Reports, the National Endowment for Financial Education and FinCon. Tonya has spoken at Bloomberg, Essence Fest, Millennial Week, PepsiCo, Blogging While Brown, BlogHer, Circle of Sisters and a host of colleges and universities.

A career “change-agent,” Tonya uses her own story and experiences to empower women and girls of all ages with tools to change their lives. Tonya’s fierce financial advice has appeared on US News, NY Daily News, Buzz Feed,, The Root,, Reuters, Centric and several other media outlets.

She is a Charlotte, North Carolina, native and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Florida International University and a Masters in Urban Policy Administration from Brooklyn College.


Check out Tonya’s new national Toyota commercial!

Created by nationally recognized millennial money expert Tonya Rapley, My Fab Finance is a leading financial education and lifestyle blog for millennials who want to become financially free and do more of what they love.

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