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I help tech employees use their finances to create the life of their dreams by helping you take your financial confidence to the next level!Are you a tech employee who wants to learn how to better manage your finances?Working in tech you may experience extreme pay increases, which may allow you the ability to accomplish goals you've only dreamed of. However, if mismanaged, you can also find yourself stressed out and under pressure to increase your income in order to fit your lifestyle.The good news, is through education and a little bit of determination, you have the power to control your future and create your best life.Not only will we cover basic personal finance concepts, but we'll dive deep into tech specific benefits and issues that I regularly help my clients build strategies to maximize. (Examples: working for start ups, restricted stock units, stock options, and layoffs) Also, on a regular basis, I will have special guests that will highlight their stories with unique stories about their tech experiences.

I help tech employees use their finances to create the life of their dreams by helping you take your financial confidence to the next level!Are you a tech employee who wants to learn how to better manage your finances?Working in tech you may experience extreme pay increases, which may allow you the ability to accomplish goals you've only dreamed of. However, if mismanaged, you can also find yourself stressed out and under pressure to increase your income in order to fit your lifestyle.The good news, is through education and a little bit of determination, you have the power to control your future and create your best life.Not only will we cover basic personal finance concepts, but we'll dive deep into tech specific benefits and issues that I regularly help my clients build strategies to maximize. (Examples: working for start ups, restricted stock units, stock options, and layoffs) Also, on a regular basis, I will have special guests that will highlight their stories with unique stories about their tech experiences.

Location:

United States

Description:

I help tech employees use their finances to create the life of their dreams by helping you take your financial confidence to the next level!Are you a tech employee who wants to learn how to better manage your finances?Working in tech you may experience extreme pay increases, which may allow you the ability to accomplish goals you've only dreamed of. However, if mismanaged, you can also find yourself stressed out and under pressure to increase your income in order to fit your lifestyle.The good news, is through education and a little bit of determination, you have the power to control your future and create your best life.Not only will we cover basic personal finance concepts, but we'll dive deep into tech specific benefits and issues that I regularly help my clients build strategies to maximize. (Examples: working for start ups, restricted stock units, stock options, and layoffs) Also, on a regular basis, I will have special guests that will highlight their stories with unique stories about their tech experiences.

Language:

English

Contact:

9702226783


Episodes

Making Smart Money Moves in 2021

1/1/2021
Make SMART Financial Moves in 2021 We made it to 2021! A year like 2020 stretched us thin in many aspects of our lives and that may have included your finances. If you feel you can improve on your finances in 2021 and want to make it a priority, I want to provide you a framework to get started in 2021. Improving your finances is more than dollars and cents, which is why it is so important to start with a vision... a purpose….. a why…... Call it what you want, but you need to focus on what...

Duration:00:17:16

Redefining Happiness with Michael Liendo

12/31/2020
Michael Liendo recorded a live stream with me for this episode. Michael is a self-taught developer who is currently a senior software engineer and AWS community builder. In this episode, Michael shares his career journey and how his family has been a massive motivation in not only breaking into tech but also not settling for positions that are not a good fit, even if it comes with a lot of perks. As well as, the tips and tricks he's used to constantly find the next level of growth...

Duration:00:49:24

It's a Wonderful Life (10 Money Lessons)

12/10/2020
Sorry for any spoilers, but this movie came out in 1946 so…. A few reasons why this movie has been one of my favorites for most of my adulthood is because I worked at a community bank, similar to the Bailey Bros Building and Loan & when I was 20 one of my close childhood friends passed away. Not a money lesson, but just something interesting that happens early in the movie. The Spanish flu kills Mr. Gowers’s son and although there is nothing financial to talk about that, I just thought it...

Duration:00:25:54

Replacing Foreign Languages With Coding Languages with Joe Previte

12/3/2020
Joe Previte is a developer, a teacher, and creator of Vim for VSCode. In his spare time, he enjoys creating videos for egghead, writing articles relating to coding, and participating in an online meditation study group. Joe shares the details of his journey from his decision to drop out of grad school and pursuing a career as a developer. Be sure to listen to the end where he opens up about the early obstacle he faced that not many people would have been able to overcome. Free Code Camp...

Duration:00:44:16

How Much Should I Have Saved in Retirement?

11/25/2020
Have you seen the rough estimates that you should have saved at various ages? These rough targets are useful, but may not be entirely accurate to you and your unique circumstances. I cover the importance of at least being aware of targets for the amount of money you should have saved in retirement accounts. Good excuses why you may not be on track early on in your career Why the older you get, the more relevant the targets become. And how to catch up if you feel you are not on track to...

Duration:00:16:24

The Power of Coaching with Jason Humphrey

11/19/2020
I have Jason Humphrey on the show and I met Jason online originally because he creates a ton of value-packed content on LinkedIn. And when you create awesome content, people tend to like it and share it. And that's how it came across my feed. Jason helps coding Bootcamp, students to land their first high paying job as a professional software developer. And in this episode, Jason talks about his own personal journey where he wasn't as career-focused early on in his career. And how advice...

Duration:00:52:32

6 Tips for the Holidays

11/12/2020
Do you struggle with your finances during the holidays? I cover 6 tips to take control over the holiday season. This episode was originally created for a live video challenge I'm doing on my social networks, but I wanted to share it with you!

Duration:00:16:13

Overcoming Rejection with Arnold Morales

10/15/2020
Arnold Morales is the son of two immigrants from Honduras. He started his career with a GED and working at a warehouse where he is wasn't happy. Looking for more he pursued a community college and took an aptitude test that steered him towards mechanical engineering. He co-founded his community college's first Engineering Society. Since then he's earned a Masters Degree and is currently working for his dream employer, Boeing. It wasn't a straight shot to Boeing though, he was rejected 5...

Duration:00:38:47

Knowing Your Worth with Justine Benoit

9/30/2020
Justine is a UX/UI Designer and UI Developer on a mission to create a meaningful impact on people’s lives through her craft. She was born and raised in the Philippines. In 2008, she and her family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where she attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and received her B.S. in Entertainment Engineering and Design. In the summer of 2012, she was accepted in the internship program at Cirque du Soleil, where she honed her skills as an Automation Technician at the...

Duration:00:51:54

BEWARE of the Advice You Take

9/9/2020
When it comes to your financial life, it's very easy to rely on the guidance of others, especially since most of our generation were not taught these important topics in school. This episode is to warn you of the financial advice you should BEWARE of as you start to build your financial strategy guide and financial confidence. People and sources who offer advice solicited or not. FamilyFriendsCoworkersSalespeopleSocial MediaNewsBooksPodcastsExpertsFortune cookies Why not all advice is...

Duration:00:27:42

Being Authentic & Transparent with Josh Buchea

9/3/2020
Josh shares his awesome story on his path into tech. Early on Josh showed an interest for tech and started taking college courses, but a conversation changed his career trajectory. Josh decided to not pursue a tech career and bounced around with different jobs and ended up getting into trouble. He talks about the challenges of finding a job in tech with a felony. Even with the hurdle of having a felony, Josh shared his story on Twitter and it became a really great experience for him. He...

Duration:00:47:50

Quitting to Start a Business

8/25/2020
I share my personal story of quitting my job to start my business, Level Up Financial Planning. While working in a position many would consider a dream position, with a 6-month-old at home, I quit my job. It was the scariest decision I ever made. In addition to my story, I share a few of the financial steps I took before quitting and a couple of things I wish I had done differently.

Duration:00:26:33

Navigating Race & Burnout in Tech with Leo Yockey

8/13/2020
Leo Yockey is a Software Engineer, Writer, and Speaker from Los Angeles. He runs a digital agency called MangoBass Consulting and is an advocate for underrepresented people in the tech industry. Leo shares his unique story and perspective as a transgender black man in tech. https://www.leoyockey.com https://twitter.com/leovolving https://www.linkedin.com/in/leoyockey/ https://www.mangobassconsulting.com/ https://www.techbychoice.org/

Duration:00:50:01

Credit Cards Are Awesome

8/5/2020
Credit Cards Are Awesome! Regardless of what you may have heard, credit cards are pretty awesome financial tools. It’s one of the best forms of credit that you can access and use to help you reach your financial goals. Unfortunately, credit cards can also be one of the biggest culprits of financial chaos. Credit cards are a tool. They are not evil, though you’re open to criticize credit card companies and other financial institutions.

Duration:00:22:32

Break Into Tech With Twitter with Will Johnson

7/29/2020
Will Johnson is a self-taught developer who broke into tech using Twitter. As you can imagine, his path to break into tech wasn't easy. He used a lot of different ways to learn and work towards his goals of becoming a developer so that he could create a comfortable life for his family. Here are the topics we cover in Will's interview Break Into Tech With Twitter...

Duration:00:32:35

Should I Use a College Savings 529 Plan?

7/21/2020
If college planning is important to you, then you want to listen to this episode to understand how a 529 plan may be a solution to help you maximize your college savings. Fee-Only Financial Planner Subscribe Video

Duration:00:19:27

The Wealth of Being In Tech with Valerie

7/15/2020
Valerie is the Executive Director at Tech By Choice and a Senior Software Engineer at Mastery Logistics. She holds a BS in Psychology & Art. Valerie is passionate about creating secure human-centered digital experiences. As a successful self-taught developer, Valerie started Tech By Choice to give back to the community that helped her succeed. Valerie shares her journey into tech from being a Psychology major to becoming a senior software engineer and the founder of Tech By Choice. We...

Duration:00:31:59

Financial Independence Is In Your Control

7/6/2020
I'm excited today to be talking about how financial independence is in your control. One of the biggest factors in whether you will be successful in reaching financial independence is first believing that you can achieve this goal. Fee Only Financial Planner

Duration:00:17:47

Building Your Tech Community with Danny Thompson

6/30/2020
Danny Thompson is a passionate software engineer who is on a personal mission to help people find their path into tech. This episode is packed with great information and action items on how to stand out as you seek to land that first or next developer position. Here are just a few of the pieces of wisdom Danny provides in this episode. Free...

Duration:00:37:46

10 Questions to Ask Your Financial Planner

6/22/2020
Most people work with their financial planners for the rest of their lives due to the unique relationship that is formed by trusting each other to tackle important life goals. With that in mind, it is important to make sure you have a planner that is going to be a good fit for you. The variation in choices and fits are as unique as the options of bread that you can choose at most supermarkets. To help you determine the right fit with a potential planner, here are the top ten questions to ask...

Duration:00:22:34