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Retired Founder and Partner
Vera Kelsey-Watts, CFP®
Principal Financial Advisor and Partner
Associate Financial Advisor
Charlo Maurer founded Peace of Money in 1999. Vera Kelsey-Watts joined the practice in 2012, and a partnership was formed. Charlo retired in 2020.
Vera (she/her) majored in Economics at Sarah Lawrence College, with a focus on Behavioral Economics. Her thesis was focused on the history of money and monetary systems from the 18th century to the present, and she went on to complete a certificate in Financial Planning from Boston University. Vera is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. A former long time resident of Jamaica Plain in Boston, she lives with her partner, her dog and eight chickens in southern New Hampshire
Keira (she/her) joined the practice in 2020 as Operations Manager. She majored in Animal Science and worked as a veterinary technician before raising two daughters with her husband in Amesbury, MA.
Talkmore (he/him) joined the practice in 2020 as Associate Advisor. He completed a Masters of Finance from the University of Massachusetts in Alternative Investments. His undergraduate major was insurance and risk management. Originally from Zimbabwe, Talkmore lives in Amherst, MA and enjoys playing soccer.