IN The News & Community Service


Charity is not only good for your tax returns, but good for the heart. When it comes to helping out in her community, Susan has quite the diverse portfolio. Whether it's running holiday gift programs for unwed mothers in the Bronx, helping to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis, or running countless events for the Boy and Girl scout troops in Garden City, she's never afraid to lend a helping hand. Recently she was given the
New York State Senate Commendation Award by Senator Kevin Thomas for her community work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New York State Senate Commendation Award

Susan was recently honored with the New York State Senate Commendation Award for using her expertise in financial planning to help neighbors in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Senator Kevin Thomas presented Susan with the award for partnering with local officials to offer free, virtual 'COVID-19 Financial First Aid' presentations to assist residents and businesses affected by the pandemic. The award recognizes “exceptional individuals who have shown extraordinary dedication and made lasting contributions to the community.”

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How to Hack College Costs in 17 Easy lessons

Susan shared her expertise with Newdsay, to provide college students and parents with ways to cut costs and to save money as they embark on a new educational journey. 

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Powerball Lottery Advice in Newsday

Susan was featured in Newsday to give her advice and tips to powerball lottery winners. She shared strategies for saving the winnings and making them last. 

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Financial Planning Association of LI Board of Directors

The Financial Planning Association of Long Island (FPA of Long Island) announced that Susan Quigley, certified financial planner from Garden City, has been elected to its Board of Directors as the new Advocacy Chair.

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Long Island Business in Newsday

Susan has been featured on the front page of Long Island Business in Newsday. The article outlines the importance of financial planning in the current economic climate and highlights Susan's advice on financial planning. 

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"Hero of the Day" on Channel 5 for the LYFE Program

Susan has recently been featured on Channel 5 as the "Hero of the Day" for her contribution to the LYFE program, an early childhood initiative program geared towards helping children and student parents by providing essential support. 

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NYS Honorary Lifetime PTA Award

Susan has received the NYS Honorary Lifetime PTA award by the PTA of Garden City for her ongoing commitment to Scouting and the children of Garden City and other communities as well.

Girl Scouts of Nassau County

Susan has been honored several times by the Girl Scouts of Nassau County for her Volunteerism and Programs.

Women of Distinction Award by Assembleman Ed Ra

Assemblyman Ed Ra hosted the 2015 Women of Distinction Ceremony, to honor women from across the 19th Assembly District, including Susan Quigley, for their unwavering commitment to improving their communities, families and careers.

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Financial Planning Association

Susan Quigley is a charter member of the Financial Planning Association's (FPA)  Pro bono group that was formed in the aftermath of 9/11. She has counseled several 9/11 familes and First Responders to help them get their lives back on track after that horrible national event. She continues to do speaking engagements for the FPA's Pro Bono group for low income families and vocational programs.

Former Chair of Associaiton Volunteers & MS Advisory Board

Susan has also been the Chair of Association Volunteers for the Garden City Girl Scouts and served on the Board of the former Winthrop Hospital's MS Advisory Board in Mineola, New York. 

Charity Work & Donations

To help local charities, Susan has donated several Full Financial Plans to Silent Auctions held throughout the year. Some of the recipients of these Plans have been Boy Scouts of America, The MS Society, UUCCN, Ladies Night Out for Mercy Hospital, and the Riverside Symphony. If your charity is interested in a Financial Plan donation, please contact Susan via email at

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