My Work: Financial Literacy Counseling and Education at a Women’s prison
My Passion: Work with inmates and ex-offenders to help them make better choices and provide them with second chance opportunities.
My Hero: My parents
My Favorite Quote: Today your life is the result of your attitudes and choices in the past. Tomorrow your life will be the result of your attitude and choices you made today.
My AdviceTo Someone Beginning the Journey of Financial Education/Wellness: Knowledge is powerful. Educate yourself through reliable sources – i.e., FDIC, CFPB, FTC, Cooperative Extension; Use your values to prioritize your financial goals; Be consistent.
My question for colleagues/peers: What is your “why”?
My Way of “Meeting People Where They Are”: Saying hello and starting a conversation by introducing yourself and the work you do.
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