Zari Banks, M.Ed is a three-time best-selling author, editor, teacher and speaker. Zari was born and raised in Kennewick, Washington. After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Gonzaga University she left the cooler weather of the Northwest for the Sonoran Desert of Tucson, Arizona. She worked eight years in Public Education before a lay off from her district inspired her to return to her first love - writing. Zari is the author of seven books and the editor or assistant publisher of more 15 other books. Tonight we will discuss her wisdom giving book My Money Grows on Trees as well as aligning ourselves financially for 2015.