Tonya Rapley

Tonya Rapley

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Tonya Rapley is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of My Fab Finance, a personal finance and lifestyle blog for women. She is an internationally recognized millennial money expert who has helped thousands of people take control of their finances and helped her community pay off a collective $250,000 in debt in just 30 days. As a consultant, Rapley has helped both established companies and startups forge meaningful connections with millennial influencers and their audiences.

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  • Rapley is the creator of the #BanishTheBalance challenge, a debt elimination challenge that helped over 4,000 participants pay off more than $200,000 of debt in 60 days.
  • Her client list includes Fidelity Investments, Prudential, the National Endowment for Financial Education, and FinCon.
  • She is the Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer of FOAM, which is changing the way students experience and pay for college.
  • She purchased Club Loofah in 2019. Since acquiring the company, she has increased the revenues by 300%.


  • Rapley was deemed the “New Face of Wealth Building” by Black Enterprise Magazine in 2014 and featured as their cover subject. 
  • She has been recognized as one of the “Top 10 Most Influential Women in Personal Finance on Twitter.”
  • She was selected by TV One as a modern-day history maker.


  • Rapley tours the country providing workshops for private and nonprofit clients. 
  • She has spoken at Bloomberg, Essence Fest, Millennial Week, PepsiCo, the Blogging While Brown Conference, BlogHer, Circle of Sisters, and a host of colleges and universities.
  • She is the Co-Host of the Colorfull Lives podcast.

    • Rapley is a highly sought-after media personality.
    • Her financial advice has been featured in Vogue, Glamour, Essence, Cosmopolitan, Business Insider, and on the Washington Post to name a few.