“Handles a sensitive subject with grace, humor and insight.”

St. Michael's College

Featured everywhere from NPR to Moth Radio Hour and Reader's Digest, Colin Ryan is a nationally in-demand, award-winning comedic financial speaker (seriously!). Colin has been recognized as one of the top 10 money presenters in America, and has collaborated with the Girl Scouts of America, National Geographic Television, and companies and colleges across the country. He also currently serves as the only male commissioner on the Vermont Commission on Women.

Colin is usually requested to provide:
Speech or Training
Speech plus Training
Branded Tour

Students & Millennials:

A Comedic Guide to Money: A healthy relationship with money takes more than financial knowledge – it takes skills, resources, and motivation. Colin uses comedy to bring money to life, and to show you how your ability to manage your money directly affects your ability to have the life you want.

Colin's Speech + Audience Reactions (2016)

An Audience Member Shares a Money Mistake (2018)

Moth Grandslam Winner: Featured in Reader's Digest's 'Best Stories in America' (2015)

Stand-up Comedy: Yoga, Airport Security, and Awkward Smalltalk (2012)

Professionals & Parents:


Colin teaches the same skills of connection that turned his unique approach on a taboo topic into a thriving national business and message that has impacted countless people. The Art & Science of Connection combines hilarious true stories with cutting-edge neuroscience research and practical takeaways to show you how to use humor, project confidence, listen influentially, harness authenticity, and tell great stories. Build your business and your impact through the art of connection.

Can be financially-geared for lenders, educators, counselors and parents. Clips from Colin's Keynote Address at the 2015 National Jumpstart Conference in DC:

The Power of Being Imperfect [2m 38s]

The Advice Will Smith Won't Give [1m 6s]

No Heroes Have Asthma [1m 6s]

Letter to a Sponsored Child [1m 35s]