Tonya Rapley is a living, breathing example of persistence and integrity. Priding herself on being financially savvy and fabulous, Tonya became a Certified Financial Educator after improving her credit score by 130 points in 18 months and significantly growing her investment portfolio and savings.
Upon realizing she had a knack for personal finance she embarked a mission to inspire others take control of their future. Tonya propelled herself to the financial frontier and founded MyFabFinance.com in 2013. My Fab Finance promotes financial freedom by supporting financial behavioral change and offering relatable information that increases financial literacy. In less than a year, My Fab Finance has grown to nearly 30,000 views per month.
Because of her ability to seamlessly tie together finances and fabulousness, Tonya has been featured in Black Enterprise, The Wall Street Journal, US News, ABC’s Here and Now, Yahoo! Finance, Credit.com, Diversity Woman, and Madame Noire. She has also written for Go Girl Finance and Kevin Powell’s BK Nation.
Tonya isn’t your average financial educator; she is also an agent for social change in the fight to end Domestic Violence. A survivor herself, Tonya has made it her duty to keep the conversation surrounding domestic violence going. She is currently constructing an unparalleled, financial empowerment curriculum for survivors of domestic violence.
With her Bachelors in Public Administration from Florida International University and Master’s in Urban Policy and Affairs from Brooklyn College, Tonya is committed to social change. When she isn’t serving the world with fabulous, financial fundamentals, Tonya enjoys random acts of travel, the arts, and proving that frugal does not equal frumpy.