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Dr. Miranda Reiter, CFP®

Dr. Miranda Reiter, CFP® is an assistant professor in the School of Financial Planning at Texas Tech University, where she teaches Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Financial Planning Research, Research Methods and Retirement Planning. Her research interests are primarily focused on issues related to DEI as well as consumer financial behavior. Before becoming a professor, she worked as a financial planner and banker at several Fortune 500 firms. Her financial advice has been quoted in popular media outlets such as the BBC and USA Today, and she frequently serves as a speaker at events around the country on topics related to financial planning and diversity.

In 2023, Dr. Reiter published a personal finance audiobook, Six Steps to Manage Your Money, published by Audible and The Great Courses. She is also the author of academic articles published in journals such as the Financial Planning Review, Journal of Consumer Affairs, Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Financial Therapy, Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, Journal of Personal Finance and Journal of Family and Economic Issues.

Dr. Reiter's recognition for her work in financial planning includes: the 2023 See It, Be It Role Model Award (InvestmentNews), 2022 Robert O. Herrmann Outstanding Dissertation Award (ACCI), 2020 Omicron Nu Research Fellowship (Kappa Omicron Nu), 2020 Center for Financial Security Junior Scholar (University of Wisconsin-Madison), 2019 Financial Planning Association Best Research Award, 2019 40 Under 40 Award (InvestmentNews) and the 2018 Financial Planning Association Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship.

She is a member of the Financial Planning Association, the Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education, and the American Council of Consumer Interests. Dr. Reiter earned her Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University.