CNBC News Contributor Garners Two Major Financial Awards

Baltimore, Dec 7, 2018 ( – The first honour comes from The Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Awards. Braxton received the organization’s See It Be It Role Model Award. She was also given The Heart of Financial Planning Award from the Financial Planning Association in November.

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Lazetta is driven by the Spirit, with boundless energy, unbridled passion and talent. She is committed to serving her clients and community daily. No wonder she is a role model said LeCount R. Davis, CFP(R), RIA MD Chairman Emeritus, AAAA (African American Financial Advisors).

As the owner of Financial Fountains, Braxton is often called upon to explain the finances of the rich and famous.  She is honoured to receive both recognition and is thrilled to see the financial planning profession making strides in giving women and minorities a seat and voice at the financial table. Her lighthearted, yet informative style of teaching has made her a sought-after speaker, trainer and mentor.

As one of only 1200 African American professional certified financial planners in the United States, these recognitions are a major milestone.

Her financial advice has been highlighted in The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, The New York Times and other media outlets.

About Financial Fountains

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Lazetta Rainey-Braxton, CFP®, MBA, founded Financial Fountains with a clear mission: to expand the number of wealthy households by serving households overlooked by Wall Street. Financial Fountains serves clients across the United States.

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The 2018 Heart of Financial Planning Award recognizes financial planning professionals, firms and organizations that demonstrate remarkable commitment and passion to contribute or give back to the financial planning community and/or public. Awardees exemplify the spirit of financial planning and represent FPA’s Core Values of competence, integrity, relationships and stewardship.

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