Media Pitches & Essential Info

Matt Lauer and the Economides family on the today show.

Steve and Annette Economides are household finance and personal budgeting experts. They also are authorities on Financial Literacy. They have appeared on Good Morning America, ABC’s 20/20, Dr. Phil, The Today Show, NPR and have been quoted in newspapers worldwide, People Magazine, Good Housekeeping, and Real Simple.

If you’re a writer or producer looking for a knowledgeable guest or expert who can speak authoritatively and enthusiastically about:

  • 5 Ways to Save on Groceries Without Clipping Coupons
  • Hot-Button Money Issues for Parents and Kids
  • Debt Free College: Fantasy or Reality
  • 3 Strategies for Successfully Launching Your Young Adults
  • 4 Tricks for Managing Medical Bills and Benefits
  • 5 Back-to-School Tips to Save a Boodle
  • Put More Jingle in Your Holidays

Steve & Annette Economides can provide a great interview, full of relevant, factual, fun and actionable information.

For media requests or review copies of our books, contact:

Phone: 480.205.1559
Email: Media[at]MoneySmartFamily[dot]com
or use our media contact form here
Mail: PO Box 12603, Scottsdale, AZ 8526-2603


Our availability varies from week to week. When requesting an interview please include the following information:

  1. Your Website
  2. Interview time / Your Time Zone
  3. Interview length
  4. If you have the capability to tape (early morning East Coast times are really rough for us)
  5. Topic you’d like to discuss


Please contact us with the following information:

  1. Name of the publication
  2. Topic
  3. Your writing deadline
  4. Your Time Zone


Steve & Annette are TV interview veterans who have done more than 30 national and international interviews as well as scores of local segments. We work hard to make a producer’s life easy. Please email us with:

  1. The name of your show
  2. When it airs
  3. Studio Audience?
  4. Date you want us to appear
  5. The theme of the segment you are considering us for


If you have a show concept and want to discuss it, please email us with:

  1. The name of your company
  2. What other shows have you created
  3. Which Networks are airing your shows


We have partnered with the following companies: Coin Star, Fuel Rewards Network; Shell Oil; Entertainment Books; Savers Thrift Department Stores;; A Second Look Consignment Superstore.

If you are interested in having us work with your organization, please send us the following information:

  1. Name of your organization
  2. Description of the product
  3. A brief description of what activities you would like to utilize us for


We love to speak to groups and encourage them to take their family financial management to a new level. You can read about our many presentations here.