Chelsea is an ex-hedge fund investment manager turned financial educator, helping moms connect with all aspects of their money in a way that lets them overcome emotional blocks, identify what they most want, and create the healthy money habits that will help them achieve their goals while modeling positive money relationships for the next generation. She does this through my podcast, the Smart Money Mamas Show, speaking, courses and resources, and my annual online summit, Mamas Talk Money. Chelsea is also a Certified Financial Education Instructor by NFEC and passionate about all areas of motherhood and money. Her work has been featured on Forbes, Business Insider, MONEY, 60 Second Docs, and more. She aims to change the way we talk about money so that more women can see money management as a true form of self-care
In today’s episode, I’m talking with Becky Rapinchuk, founder of Clean Mama, who is an expert in simple systems that help you consistently maintain that cozy place between chaotic and spotless. We’re talking all about taking a business from side-hustle to full-time income, how to get your whole family involved in your cleaning routine, and why cleaning just a little bit every day is a game-changer. (1:49) How Becky transitioned from blogging and working overnights at Target to building her own business (12;45) Why the Clean Mama routine works for any schedule, life stage, or family size (20:00) Struggling with clutter? Check out this genius tip! (30:10) The secret to getting your whole family on board with the cleaning routine (35:06) The mantra that will keep the mess to a minimum (38:09) Chelsea’s Top Takeaways Looking for more information, mama? Visit the show notes at Grab your FREE Meal Planning Printables!
In today’s episode, I’m talking with Kate Anderson, co-founder of IFundWomen a flexible crowdfunding platform for female business owners. Kate is going to share the founding story of IFundWomen, the current funding gaps between male-founded and female-founded businesses, and why it’s so important to invest in women-owned businesses.(7:17) Here’s just one example of how IFund Women supports the unique needs of female business owners(15:53) Learn the elements of a power-packed sales pitch(22:25) Find out what types of businesses iFund Women currently supports(30:32) Discover why it’s so important to invest in women-owned businesses(54:55) Chelsea’s Top Takeaways  Looking for more information, mama? Visit the show notes at Passion Project Workbook: 
#073: In today’s episode, as we honor Domestic Violence Awareness month, I’m diving into a heavy but critical issue for our community to discuss: financial abuse. It may be more difficult to pinpoint than other types of abuse, but it still has life-threatening consequences. We’re talking about how to spot financial abuse, how to find the support you need, and why you’re entitled to a thriving, healthy relationship. ***Please note that the content in this episode contains emotionally triggering content. (2:46) Learn the true definition of financial abuse (5:59) Identify the tactics an abuser uses to convince a victim why they don’t deserve access to their own money (13:43) Why we have to normalize talking about financial abuse (26:10) Why you need to talk to a friend before you address an abuser directly (27:01) The best way you can support a friend you suspect is in a vulnerable position Looking for more information, mama? Visit the show notes at
Chelsea Brennan was a hedge fund manager for several years - until her second pregnancy when she ended up in the hospital with sever complications brought on by the stress and emotional toll her job took on her.She and her husband looked over their savings and investments, and decided that she'd leave her job in order to focus on her health and her kids.Her baby was born healthy, but their income went from six figures to zero figures, and she needed a way to bring some money in.She looked back on her love of teaching, and decided to start a website devoted to teaching women - and moms specifically - how to handle their money.Chelsea is truly passionate about teaching the power of financial independence and being in control of your life. Are you struggling with your finances? This episode is a cannot miss!Links from the ShowBiggerPockets Money Facebook GroupBiggerPockets ForumsBiggerPockets Money Podcast 133 with Doc GFree Money Mamas Guide to Investing
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Apr 13th, 1990
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