About Glinda Bridgforth

Glinda Bridgforth SpeakingGLINDA BRIDGFORTH is a leading financial expert who explores the emotional and cultural factors that block financial success. She brings over 30 years of experience to her consulting practice, Bridgforth Financial & Associates, LLC, and specializes in a holistic approach to money management. Bridgforth is the author of: Girl, Get Your Money Straight! and with Gail Perry-Mason, she coauthored Girl, Make Your Money Grow!. Her most recent release is entitled, Girl, Get Your Credit Straight!. All of her books are Essence bestsellers.

Bridgforth has been featured in USA Today, Essence, Ebony, Money, Black Enterprise, and Jet magazines, and has been featured on television and radio shows nationwide including Oprah, The Today Show, Larry King Live, CNN, ABC News Now and Fox Business News.

She was honored as an “Influential African American” on the highly rated radio program, The Steve Harvey Morning Show. Bridgforth was one of the featured coaches on Oprah’s widely popular, six-part series “America’s Debt Diet.” She conducts workshops and lectures around the country. In 2007 she completed a four-city national tour as a keynote speaker with Bishop TDJakes’ BEST Conferences.


Client Testimonial - “Just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed getting to know you during the press tour a few weeks back in Georgia. You did a terrific job with the media and with the store attendees during your speech. I was proud to have you represent our product! Your story is inspirational and rings true with so many.”

- Steve Streit, President & CEO, Green Dot Corporation

  • T.D. Jakes Enterprises
  • Wachovia Bank
  • Nu Union Credit Union
  • Community First Credit Union
  • Social Security Administration
  • Oklahoma Society of CPA’s
  • Consumer Credit Management
  • Association of Independent Credit Counseling Agencies
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
  • FraserNet PowerNetworking Conference
  • Black Enterprise
  • Essence Magazine
  • University of Maryland Cooperative Extension
  • Ashley Stewart Community Foundation
  • East River Development Alliance
  • Capital Area District Library
  • Madame Walker Theatre Center
  • Hot 105FM Radio in Miami
    WBLS FM Radio in New York
  • R.E.A.C.H., Inc.
  • Faith Christian Center
  • Kingdom Builders Church
  • New Birth Missionary Baptist Church
  • University of Kentucky
  • National Black MBA Association


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