My Work: Credit Bureau Counseling, Establishing Credit & Financial Education
My Roots: In Louisiana where I’ve spent over 20 years working for Consumer Credit Counseling/Money Management International.
My Passion: Helping my clients reach their goals, become homeowners, obtain their first credit card…I love my job!
My Hero: My husband
My Favorite Quote: “I follow three rules: “Do the right thing, do the best you can, and always show people you care”. Lou Holtz
My Favorite Personal Finance Resource: Credit Bureau “what if” scenarios’ to promote consumer excitement in repaying debt accounts and staying on track with goals.
My Advice To Someone Beginning the Journey of Financial Education/Wellness: Bad credit histories do not occur overnight, and they cannot be fixed overnight. Be diligent, patient and appreciate the opportunity to control your financial future.
My way of “Meeting People Where They Are”: I use every opportunity to seek ideas/feedback.
Follow me at: www.lifeservicesonline.com
My question for Colleagues/Peers: What are some innovative ways you reach consumers?
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