Sarah Asebedo, Ph.D., CFP®, is an Assistant Professor of Personal Financial Planning with Texas Tech University. With extensive financial planning practitioner experience, her goal is to connect research and financial planning practice with a focus on the relationship between psychological attributes, interpersonal conflicts, and financial behavior. Her work has been published in the Journal of Financial Planning, Journal of Financial Therapy, Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, Journal of Behavioral Finance, and Financial Planning Review. Asebedo's work has been recognized with the AARP Public Policy Institute Financial Services and the Older Consumer Award (ACCI), Montgomery-Warschauer Award (FPA), Robert O. Hermann Outstanding Dissertation Award (ACCI), and the Top 40 Under 40 Award (Investment News). Asebedo currently serves as President-Elect for the Financial Therapy Association. She earned her Ph.D. in Personal Financial Planning from Kansas State University.