Anthony Delauney, CFP®, ChFC®, RICP®, CRPC®, BFA

Anthony Delauney is a financial Dadvisor and the founder of Owning the Dash, LLC, an organization dedicated to promoting childhood financial literacy and family financial freedom. Delauney has written a series of award-winning children’s picture books that each teach basic lessons about money. He has also authored two financial self-help books geared toward helping young couples start their financial journey and toward helping older couples prepare for their transition into retirement.

In addition to writing, Anthony has worked in the financial services industry since 2003, helping families develop plans that address their broad range of goals and dreams, including cash flow management, debt elimination, protection planning, family planning, small business planning, education and retirement planning, investment education, and estate planning. He has acquired the professional certifications of Certified Financial Planner(TM) practitioner, Chartered Financial Consultant®, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor(SM), Retirement Income Certified Professional®, and Behavioral Financial Advisor(TM).

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About the Illustrator

Chiara Civati is a children’s book illustrator based in Italy, in a small town on Lake Como. She works with both Italian publishers and clients from all over the world and has been working with the Owning the Dash Kids series since the first book. Chiara studied Fashion and Textile Design in high school, and afterwards, she attended a course in Visual Design and Illustration in Milan. Right after, Chiara began illustrating books and writing stories for children as a profession. When she’s not busy working, she spends her time travelling the world with a backpack full of books on her shoulders, as well as hiking with her dog when in her hometown.

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