Erika Rasure, PhD Title: Financial Therapist Education: Stephens College, University of Missouri-Columbia, Kansas State University Expertise: Personal Finance, Financial Therapy, Cryptocurrency, Career, Entrepreneurship , Investing Experience Erika Rasure, PhD, brings an exceptionally rare and highly sought-after perspective to the Review Board as an internationally-known financial therapist and cryptocurrency and personal finance expert. Dr. Rasure is skilled at helping others use honest and authentic self-reflection to reconcile the technical side of personal financial planning with the more holistic side of the human condition to achieve meaningful financial outcomes for over 10 years as a financial therapist and educator. She founded Crypto Goddess in 2022 as a first-of-its-kind educational platform and community to help women learn how to invest in crypto, blockchain, and the future of finance and digital assets.A long-standing proponent of all things fintech inside and outside of the classroom, she has remained steadfast in her belief that emerging technologies (like digital assets, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain), are the harbingers sent to disrupt and transform outdated and marginalizing economic systems. During her 10 years as a university professor, Dr. Rasure included FinTech in personal finance courses and curriculum since 2017, including digital assets, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain. She helped create a FinTech curriculum track within the Management and Information Systems degree plan at Maryville University. As an educator, she prepares her students to be resilient, courageous, and curious as we collectively learn what it means—and what it is going to take—to bridge the gap of existing personal finance advice and education with the inevitable arrival of the future of finance. Education Dr. Rasure received her Bachelor of Arts in Law, Philosophy, and Rhetoric and a minor in Political Science from Stephens College. After completing a Master of Science degree in Consumer Economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia, Dr. Rasure went on to earn her PhD in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.