Yanely Espinal was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and is one of the first in her family to graduate from college. After two decades of school, she still can’t believe that she never had a class about making smart money decisions! Now, she’s on a mission to help young people learn about personal finance in a fun and engaging way.
After completing Teach For America, Yanely paired her love for teaching with her passion for financial literacy, creating a unique YouTube channel with over 4 million views on tutorials about budgeting, managing credit, saving, investing in the stock market, and more!
Yanely serves as the Director of Educational Outreach at Next Gen Personal Finance and is a member of CNBC’s Financial Wellness Advisory Council.