As a popular and animated keynote speaker for major professional conferences locally and internationally, Tarra Jackson has inspired and motivated audiences to healthy relationships with their finances. Author of the cult favorite, Financial Fornication, Tarra as Madam Money, talks about creating positive relationships with your money, your credit and your financial institution. She has one of the largest online platforms that focuses on personal financial and credit matters, largely due to her #CashChat Twitter Chat every Friday from 12–1PM EST. #CashChat is ranked in the Top 5 largest Financial Chats on Twitter and Tarra is ranked #6 on the Top Financial Experts to Follow on Twitter.
With an extensive professional background, including serving as Interim President & CEO of an Atlanta based credit union, Tarra has vast experience working in the financial services industry. Her industry experience ranges from Training Manager / Bank Officer for Bank of America; Lending & Insurance Sales Trainer for CUNA Mutual Insurance Company; to Vice President of Lending at Del-One (Delaware FCU); and Executive Vice President at Credit Union of Atlanta.
Tarra not only provides financial education through workshops, webinars, and conferences, she is a nationally syndicated financial blogger. Her financial blogs and articles about personal financial management and recovery have been featured on iGrad.com, Parenting.com, Debt.org, Yahoo.com and in numerous local and national magazines.
Tarra is frequently hired to assist many for-profit and not-for-profit organizations with developing financial literacy programs. She is also the creator and founder of the “Financial Recovery Awareness Campaign,” which focuses on 1) assisting non-profit organizations with creating programs to help families obtain the financial assistance they deserve for successful financial recovery, 2) connecting with lawmakers to assist in drafting or editing legislation to require financial assistance and protection for families dealing with terminal illness, as well as 3) supporting a mandate of Money Management Education in schools. The Financial Recovery Awareness Campaign is represented by Madam Money Green (also known as Hunter green) Ribbon & Wristbands The color Madam Money Green represent the hope, necessity and possibility of financial recovery. A percentage of all proceeds are donated to non-profit organizations, such as Cancer.org.
Tarra has a bachelors degree in Business Administration. She also received the Credit Union Executive CEO Certification from Darden University, Cornel University and Wharton School of Business.
“Like” Tarra's Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/tarrajacksonenterprises and follow her on twitter @MsMadamMoney for money making and saving tips and motivation.