Co-Author of Cashing Out (Portfolio)
Kiersten Saunders is the co-creator of the award-winning personal finance blog, rich & REGULAR, with her husband Julien. Their story has been featured in the New York Times, Glamour Magazine, Forbes, CBS This Morning, the documentary Playing with FIRE, and more. Kiersten is known for her honest, informative take on how to improve your life through mastering personal finance, and believes that the principles of FIRE can resonate with more diverse audiences. Not shy to share hard-won lessons from her own history with consumerism, credit card debt, and overspending, Kiersten inspires women to use money as a tool to improve their quality of life and afford to speak their truth. A graduate of The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Kiersten spent most of her career in the retail and hospitality industries. Kiersten’s and Julien’s book Rich and Regular was published by Portfolio in June 2022.