Ep.33 – Dr. Paula Ruffin – It’s All Gonna Be Okay

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Paula Ruffin

Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast |Google Podcast | Amazon Music | Spotify For parents, have you ever thought about how your child has made you refocus your own life?  For Dr. Paula Ruffin, an unexpected pregnancy forced her to re-evaluate her own life, which brought her to the brink of bankruptcy as a single mom and business owner.  … Read More

Ep.32 – Sarah Green Carmichael – How to Tame Your Inner Workaholism

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Sarah Green Carmichael

Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast |Google Podcast | Amazon Music | Spotify What if you had a heart attack, but instead of calling your spouse or partner to get medical attention, your first thought was, “I need to meet with my manager tomorrow; this isn’t convenient?” This is precisely what Jonathan Frostick, an IT lead at HSBC, experienced … Read More

Ep.30 – The College Planning Process Part 2: Finding the Best Fit for Your Kid(s)

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College

Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast |Google Podcast | Amazon Music | Spotify Research does suggest that you get out of college what you put into it learning-wise.  When it comes to the skills required to survive and thrive in the workplace and pivot when necessary—thinking, processing, communicating—there seems to be no guarantee that the college experience will be … Read More

Ep.29 – The College Planning Process Part 1: Cruel Optimism

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College

Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast |Google Podcast | Amazon Music | Spotify Are you concerned about the rising costs of college?  What college or university would best fit your kids? Or curious about how critical a mentor for your kids in college could be? This week I kick off a special three-part series focused on the college planning … Read More

Ep.28 – Justin Brighter – Passing the Bus Test

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Justin Bright

Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast |Google Podcast | Amazon Music | Spotify What is the difference between seizing an opportunity and not?  The ability to take action in the face of fear and anxiety? Husband, father, and serial entrepreneur, Justin Bright, has believed in himself to start not one but three businesses within the last ten years.  One … Read More

How To Start Saving For Your Child’s Education At Almost Any Age

Paul FennerEducation Planning, Life Transitions, Personal Finance

By Paul Fenner, CFP®, ChFC®, CRPS® The general consensus is that parents should start saving for their child’s tuition when they are very young, which will allow the money invested to increase exponentially in value. However, for some parents, particularly those who are still paying off their own student debt or who may have underfunded retirement accounts, contributing significant amounts … Read More

Ep.26 – Chris Dyer – Finding an Opportunity to Change How We Work

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Chris Dyer

Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast |Google Podcast | Amazon Music | Spotify Have you ever heard the phrase, “never let a good crisis go to waste?” Whether it is a global pandemic, a housing crash, or a great financial recission, recognizing and seizing an opportunity can be a life-changer. This is precisely what Chris Dyer decided to do … Read More

Ep.25 – Daniel Crosby – Seeing the World Through New Eyes

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Daniel Crosby

Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast |Google Podcast | Amazon Music | Spotify Did you know that financial planning is more emotional than it is financial?  That your cognitive biases help to shape your lifestyle and financial decisions? Daniel Crosby is a psychologist and behavioral finance expert who wrote the book on investor and financial psychology that dovetails into … Read More