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Sandra Grahame is a money and lifestyle expert who has been featured on Oprah, The Today Show, CNN, and so much more. She is an author, a keynote speaker, a brand spokesperson — but, most importantly, she’s a Smart Cookie!
Smart Cookies Money Mentoring is a digital platform designed to help ambitious women achieve life changing financial goals. As co-founder and CEO, Sandra has helped hundreds of women achieve financial wellness — a topic we don’t talk about enough in the wellness space — and I am so excited to introduce her to all of you in a time when so many people are really thinking a lot about their finances and how they can make money from home.
You will learn about...
(00:40) What is financial wellness?
(02:10) How working with friends to tackle their own debt inspired Sandra to create Smart Cookies
(06:00) What everyone should be doing to support themselves financially in the future
(14:05) Sandra’s advice for taking the “next step” in adulthood: buying a house, saving for your kid’s college tuition, etc.
(17:40) The first steps you should take towards planning for retirement
(28:45) Marie Kondo-ing your money
(30:24) An exercise to help you connect your habits and actions to your Why, which will help you be more intentional about your purchases
(36:20) Apps that will help you invest and save
(42:50) How do we know if we’re using the right credit card?
(48:50) Low-hanging fruit for cleaning up your spending
Acorns app: www.acorns.com
Mint app: www.mint.com
Tip Yourself app: www.tipyourself.com
Clarity Money app: claritymoney.com
Get a human on the phone: gethuman.com
Spending Awareness Guide: smartcookies.com/spendingawarenessguide
$1,000 Jump starting guide: https://bit.ly/1000jumpstart
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