Christina Lynn


She used to talk about money, now she creates wealth. Christina is a behavioral finance researcher.  Her financial planning style can be described as holistic and evidence-based, with a focus on life-planning and innovation.   

Living out her mission to empower others with their financial journey, Christina serves as an instructor of wealth management at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies. 

Weekends and early mornings are for hitting the books. Christina is currently a doctoral candidate in personal financial planning at Kansas-State University.  Behavioral finances, divorce finances, and digital assets are topics of her writing. She strives to incorporate her research skills and knowledge into her wealth management work. Likewise, she utilizes her experience as a financial planning practitioner to inform her academic research. She has been published in the Journal of Financial Planning and Counseling as well as the Journal of Financial Planning. 

Innovation and technology also fuel her passion as a member of PlannerDAO, a DAO for financial advisors. In this team of trailblazers, she leads the research working group and is a member of the education working group.   

Do we have a lot in common?  Reach out,  let’s connect and talk about behavioral finance.

Christina holds a bachelor’s degree from UW-Madison and a master’s degree in family financial planning from South Dakota State University.  As well as multiple professional designations, including

  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®
  • Accredited Financial Counselor®
  • Certified Digital Asset Advisor™
  • Master’s degree in Family Financial Planning
  • Behavioral Finance Researcher
  • Wealth management lecturer
  • Doctoral candidate in Personal Financial Planning
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®
  • Accredited Financial Counselor®
  • Certified Digital Asset Advisor™
  • Master’s degree in Family Financial Planning
  • Wealth management consultant
  • Wealth management lecturer
  • Doctoral candidate in Personal Financial Planning

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