Rick Knowles


Rick Knowles


Prior to starting Savvy Financial Habits, Rick work for 38 years in a variety of corporate leadership roles in management, operations, and marketing.  After retiring early, he started a financial coaching private practice while also volunteering as a MoneyWise financial coach.

I have lived this journey and personally know the sacrifices it takes to transform one's financial habits. I believe anyone with the right determination, discipline, and solid money habits can change their financial path for themselves and their family. 

For my private practice, I focus on serving a limited number of clients who are passionately committed to changing their financial path and money habits while working to grow their net-worth.


  • Certified Master Financial Coach (MFC)

  • M.B.A. in Management from Kennesaw State University

  • B.S. in Business Administration from Brenau University

  • Global Leadership Development Program from INSEAD Business School


  • Advisory Board at Northeast Cobb YMCA.  

  • MoneyWise Financial Coach with North Point Ministries.

  • SCORE Certified Mentor with the North Atlanta Chapter where I coach entrepreneurs, small business owners, and non-profits regarding their operations, growth, sales, profitability, and marketing. 

  • Former KIPP Board Chairman & Board Member in Atlanta and Philadelphia.