Qantas Media Award-winning columnist Mary Holm writes a Q&A personal finance column in the Weekend Herald, is interviewed on money issues every second Thursday on National Radio, and presents highly praised seminars. She is a director of the Financial Markets Authority and of Financial Services Complaints Ltd, and frequently discusses personal finance in the media.
Mary is the author of six books, four of which have been on the NZ bestseller list. The most recent is “Rich Enough? A Laid-Back Guide For Every Kiwi”. She holds a BA in economic history, MA in journalism and MBA in finance.
Previously, Mary was the Director of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme for six years, part-time senior lecturer in Financial Literacy at the University of Auckland and syndicated columnist in the Dominion Post, Christchurch Press, Waikato Times and Gisborne Herald for 16 years.
She enjoys movies and plays, walking in wild places, swimming, and meeting with friends.