Nancy D. Butler

While in the process of a divorce, Nancy took her children and with no child support, alimony or other source of income, moved 70 miles away and started her own asset management and financial planning practice. After building the business to approx. $200 million in assets under management, she sold the business. Nancy is now a national professional speaker and consultant to help business owners do a better job for their clients and improve their bottom line. She also speaks on topics to help individuals live a successful life and realize their dreams.

Nancy’s first book, “Above All Else, Success in Life and Business”, was published September 2012. She has been quoted in many local and national publications including USA Today, Money Magazine and The Day and has been a speaker for major corporations such as Pfizer, General Dynamics and Dow Chemical. Learn more about Nancy’s work at

“What’s your #1 little-known, yet important tip for how families can start saving money today?”

With every dollar that goes through your hands there are three places it has to go, pay your bills, save some and spend some, but not necessarily in that order and not equally allocated.

Most people do pay their bills, but they handle the balance of the money they have left backwards. You should pay your bills, save some and spend what’s left. If you do not save first, you may never have the money you need for the big things in life you really want. Finding the proper balance to how you allocate your money can be the key to financial success.