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About Smart Women Invest  

$mart Women Invest is an NYC based Podcast & Alliance of female millennial Financial Advisors, financially educating women of all ages to close the gender money gap. $mart Women Invest is aimed at keeping women informed, empowered and educated. Michelle & Jen speak to women of all ages and backgrounds, learn from them, and celebrate their successes as fellow $mart Women! 

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Michelle McKinnon, CFP® co-host of the $mart Women Invest podcast, is a Senior Financial Advisor at Payne Capital Management. Michelle was born and raised in Tampa, Florida, and graduated from New York University with a bachelor’s of arts degree. She has been seen on CNBC’s Squawk Box and CNBC’s Closing Bell as well as featured in Business Insider. She is a member of the New York Junior League and volunteers at Savvy Ladies, which is a free financial helpline that aims to improve the financial wellbeing of all women. In her free time, Michelle enjoys practicing yoga and barre.

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Jennifer Angell, co-host of $mart Women Invest is a Financial Advisor at Payne Capital and Director of Operations. She graduated from the University of Miami, receiving her bachelor’s degree in international finance and marketing. Prior to joining Payne Capital, Jennifer worked with the investment team on the trading floor of a top 50 hedge fund. She is also a level 2 CFA candidate and member of NYSSA (New York Society of Security Analysts). Jennifer hails from Andover, Massachusetts, and is an avid New England Patriots fan. Some of Jennifer’s favorite pastimes include wakeboarding and snowboarding. 

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