Founder and Managing Director

Frank Magwegwe hope on a fruit and vegetable standFrank Magwegwe, Ph.D., CFP® has travelled a fascinating journey from the homeless, broke, and unemployed young man in 1992 to founding Thrive Financial Wellness and earning a personal financial planning doctorate from Kansas State University with a dissertation titled Financial Strain and Worry About Retirement Income Adequacy.​ Thrive is on a mission to help people thrive and flourish in life through improved financial literacy and adopting good financial habits. Dr. Magwegwe’s fascinating journey started with Hope on a Fruit and Vegetable Stand at the corner of Plein & Wanderers Streets in downtown Johannesburg.