"I love Napkin Finance! It is the easiest way to become financially literate. Every family should have a copy and play a weekly ‘Napkin Night.’ How could money be this simple and fun?"
New York Times bestselling author of Self Made
"Everyone agrees that the lack of financial literacy is a widespread problem. By creating a foundational book that is so engaging, so easy to understand, and yet also so informative, Tina Hay may have come up with a real solution."
Professor of Economics, New York University.
"Material is presented in a clear, concise, and visually appealing way. Overall, a nice introduction to basic finance."
"Perfect for financial novices and students--the unique compact format and simple sketches make even the most complex financial concepts both easy to read and understand."
"An incredible compelling read"
Economist, Actor and Commentator
"Better Make Room has been so fortunate to partner with Napkin Finance. Together, we’ve developed unique, easy-to-understand content that help students understand complex topics such as completing the FAFSA form or learning how to save for college."
Michelle Obama’s Better Make Room campaign
"Tina has delivered what the world of personal finance desperately needs: an accessible, responsible guide to an intimidating world in an entertaining format!"
Professor, Harvard Business and Law Schools and author of How Finance Works
"Tina Hay has put together something totally unique: a book that’s a work of art, a textbook, and a piece of comedy all in one."
Bestselling Author and Host of the award-winning podcast 'So Money'.
"This is the best personal finance primer I have read in years."
Paul B. Brown
New York Times
"Her new book “Napkin Finance: Build Your Wealth in 30 Seconds of Less” is like an illustrated storybook for grownups who want to learn the ins and outs of finance."
"A handy, smart, quick read to keep on your shelf for whenever you need finance intel.”"
"Anyone feeling baffled and confused about money should check out a clever book by Tina Hay called Napkin Finance"
"It is indeed good, but “Napkin Finance” works as much because of its visuals as the words. Each browsable chapter is fronted by simple, whimsical sketches — the kind someone might draw on a napkin during an endless Zoom meeting. The drawings make complicated subjects such as asset allocation, estate planning, and IPOs less imposing."
The Boston Globe