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

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

Millionaires: Seven Myths Completely Debunked

When most Americans think about how millionaires live, there is no shortage of mythology and toxicity. Jealousy, envy, and spite are frequent reactions during conversations about wealthy people with those who are not themselves wealthy. The worst part about it is that those attitudes and worldviews are some of the biggest impediments to creating wealth … Continue reading Millionaires: Seven Myths Completely Debunked

Your Rights Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Every day, thousands of Americans are harassed by collectors looking to get paid. These agents abuse debtors by threatening them, verbally and emotionally abusing them, and harassing them throughout their daily lives. Fortunately, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is your friend and is here to help. But to use this tool, you need to … Continue reading Your Rights Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Managing Your Debt When Medical Bills Are A Large Portion of It

Guest post from Linda Richardson. Hello there! I hope that amid the craziness of the COVID world you and your family are making it through! Our economies are gradually starting to reopen and people are returning to work, but something that may be on many people’s minds is how to pay back significant medical bills … Continue reading Managing Your Debt When Medical Bills Are A Large Portion of It

“I Just Received A Large Sum of Money; How Should I Handle It?”

I work with people in a wide variety of situations. Many are paycheck-to-paycheck, struggling to make ends meet, and looking to pay off debt. Some, however, have received large sums of money from inheritances, settlements, and commissions, and are wondering what to do with this large sum. Each and every time, there is a certain … Continue reading “I Just Received A Large Sum of Money; How Should I Handle It?”

Five Tips On How to Excel at Working from Home

Since a lot of people are working from home for a while and may continue to do so for the foreseeable future, I thought I'd share what I've learned after working from home for several years. I greatly enjoyed my work from home time, but there were some trade-offs that I had to learn how … Continue reading Five Tips On How to Excel at Working from Home

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