3 Reasons To Review Your Free Credit Report Right Now

Your free credit report is a compilation of information about your financial history. The three bureaus, TransUnion, Equifax, and Experian, gather information about your accounts, available credit, credit usage, payment history, and the like. The bureaus take this information and give you your credit score, which lenders use to determine how much you can borrow … Continue reading 3 Reasons To Review Your Free Credit Report Right Now

Five Benefits of Financial Coaching

Financial coaching is still a relatively burgeoning industry. But even now there are thousands of coaches working with individuals and families to help them achieve financial freedom (and I’m thrilled to be one of them). Working with a coach is an investment, but the benefits of financial coaching go far beyond better budgets, paid off … Continue reading Five Benefits of Financial Coaching

Why High-Income Earners Should NEVER Be Ashamed of Their Earnings

As a financial coach, I don’t just work with people in desperate situations. I frequently work with clients who are doing very well with money but are looking to do even better. These people have an incredible work ethic and desire to leave a legacy for their families and community. So what has struck me … Continue reading Why High-Income Earners Should NEVER Be Ashamed of Their Earnings

Is There Another Lockdown Coming? How You Can Prepare

We are nearing the end of 2020, but it seems like the distress is sticking around. Ever since mid-March and “15 days to flatten the curve,” we have entered some strange dream where things keep getting wackier and wackier. Worst of all was the COVID lockdown enforced in many states. Now, many of us wonder … Continue reading Is There Another Lockdown Coming? How You Can Prepare

What to Do After Your Business Fails

There’s nothing fun about watching your business fail. If your foray into owning your own company fell flat, you’re probably feeling pretty disheartened. However, there are ways to carry on and, if you want, try again. Here’s a look at how you can process your feelings, apply what you’ve learned, and embrace your future after … Continue reading What to Do After Your Business Fails

Working with a Financial Coach: What Your Life Can Look Like

I work with people from all walks of life. Some are just starting adult life, while others are nearing retirement. Some have a very high household income, some are very low. In the mainstream culture, these factors are often considered dispositive; that’s how it is and your future is fixed as a result. However, when … Continue reading Working with a Financial Coach: What Your Life Can Look Like

Cancel Student Loan Debt: A Financial Coach’s Perspective

It’s understandable why there is a strong sentiment to just cancel student loan debt, and this idea is growing in popularity. But is canceling student loan debt really the proper path to take? Will it actually solve anything in the long-term? As a financial coach, I say absolutely not. Before I get into this, I … Continue reading Cancel Student Loan Debt: A Financial Coach’s Perspective

Virginia Beach Financial Coaching Success: Van & Angela

This Virginia Beach financial coaching client of mine had an incredible transformation in their personal finances after just six months. I'm so proud of them and am excited for what their future holds! Van and Angela are a classic American family who, on the outside, were living the American Dream. Van is a Navy veteran … Continue reading Virginia Beach Financial Coaching Success: Van & Angela

Webinar: Financial Independence with Coach Connell & CoVA Collective Realty

In light of the COVID-19 economic shutdown and the ensuing financial hardships, I had an idea. I contacted Megan Morris of CoVA Collective Realty and asked about us doing a webinar about financial independence. We set a date and recorded our conversation about what's been going on since the shutdown happened in March. As our … Continue reading Webinar: Financial Independence with Coach Connell & CoVA Collective Realty

Student Loan Servicers Are Changing; Here’s What You Need to Know

The Department of Education announced that it is signing new contracts for the federally insured student loan program. They will not renew contracts with current student loan servicers and will have new companies take over the management of your student loans. This could mean some changes to your repayment plan, so pay attention to this … Continue reading Student Loan Servicers Are Changing; Here’s What You Need to Know

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