Nathan Dungan is the founder and president of Share Save Spend®, an organization that helps youth and adults achieve financial sanity by developing and maintaining healthy financial habits. He is one of the national media's go-to experts on family finances and the effects of mass marketing on young people. Nathan's book, Prodigal Sons and Material Girls: How Not to Be Your Child's ATM (John Wiley), was released in 2003.
He has been widely quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Business Week, and TIME magazine, and has been a featured guest on CBS, CNN, PBS and public radio's "Marketplace Money," "Sound Money" and "Speaking of Faith." In 2004, The Business Journal named Nathan one of the Twin Cities top forty professionals under the age of 40.
Nathan speaks and consults nationally with families and organizations related to this topic. In 2006, Share Save Spend introduced their new Financial Sanity resources. This fall marks the premier of a Twin Cities public television special hosted by Nathan called "Money 'n Sanity." In 2008 EMC/Paradigm Publishing will release a personal finance textbook for high school students that is co-authored by Nathan.
Prior to founding Share Save Spend Nathan was a top-performing financial advisor and vice president of marketing for Thrivent Financial, a Fortune™ 500 financial services company.