Women & Money: The Shit We Don't Talk About!

Women & Money: The Shit We Don't Talk About!

"We will never solve the feminization of power until we solve the masculinity of wealth." - Gloria Steinem. On this podcast, we're going to call out those ways that women are consistently left behind financially. But most importantly, how women can help themselves. Join hosts Barbara Provost & Maggie Nielsen as they help you navigate the ins and outs of financial independence so that you can be financially fearless. They'll connect you with helpful resources and compelling stories from women all across the country. Whether it's buying a house, preparing for retirement, dealing with divorce, there won't be a single question off the table. Maggie is a partner and Barbara is the founder of Purse Strings, a two-part model that's all about providing women the tools and resources they need to help them learn and understand what they need to know to make good financial decisions. And they help connect women with attorneys, financial planners, realtors, and many other financial professionals who have the expertise and desire to serve the female market. Women & Money: The Shit We Don't Talk About can be your place for tools, resources, education and a place to ask the important questions on your mind (or even better, the - you know - you aren't talking about). Find out more about Purse Strings by visiting https://pursestrings.co/ and we can't wait to connect with you on the podcast!

Episodes

June 23, 2022 46 min

80% of women leave their financial advisor if they become widowed. Why is this? For many women, the industry is not a welcoming place. On today’s episode, our guest, Robyn Crane, will be discussing why we need to have more women in the financial service industry and the importance of women in this field. Robyn is a highly recognized business growth expert and speaker, training women to make impacts in their professions. 

Robyn was a...

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Socially responsible investing gives women the choices and power to put their money where they want to, in a way that works for them. On today’s episode, Beth Wahlig one of our resident experts joins us to break down this topic and how women can impact the world through responsible investing. 

ESG (Environmental - Social - Governance) investing is a way to measure the sustainable goals put into place by the U.N. and invest in places...

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As we’ve discussed before, women often take on the role of caregiver, which can get even more complex when caring for special needs children and aging parents. On today’s episode, a special guest from the Provost family, Adrienne Provost, joins us to share her experience as a caregiver and some of the knowledge she's learned throughout her journey. 

The financial, emotional, and physical aspects of caring for a special needs chi...

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In our society, the role of caretaker is often taken on by women. From elderly parents to raising children, most of the time it’s the women taking on the bulk of this responsibility and with this responsibility comes a lot of financial and legal knowledge we need to be aware of. 

On today’s episode, Cathy Sikorski, a former attorney, and current financial and legal educator joins us to discuss some tough issues with the right amount...

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Running a business is hard work, but more and more women are entering the entrepreneurship space while also balancing their family and personal lives. On today’s episode, Kimberly Lewis, co-founder of CurlMix joins us to discuss her business journey, her experience on Shark Tank, and the future vision she has for her growing business. 

Kimberly pivoted CurlMix while 7 months pregnant by focusing on one amazing product that helps wom...

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Women are starting more businesses today than ever before. While running your own company is rewarding it can also be a lot of hard work, having a connected network of professionals that understand the unique struggles you face as CEO and as a woman is essential.

On today’s episode, Violette de Ayala the founder and CEO of Femcity joins us to discuss her entrepreneurial journey and how she is helping female entrepreneurs through com...

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Homeownership is one of the key pillars in economic progress for women. On today’s episode, Matt Shanlian, the President of Primary Residential Mortgage at the Great Lakes Division, joins us to explore real estate and why it’s such an important investment for women. We'll also discuss its impact on the community and real estate’s crucial role in developing generational wealth. 

Matt has been in the mortgage industry for 14 years...

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Aleta Saunders joins us on today’s show to discuss women in the real estate market, advice she has for those looking to buy, and the importance of women protecting their assets. Aleta is an associate broker at PalmerHouse Properties and an experienced model with a global perspective and passion for helping women navigate the world of real estate. 

More women than ever are entering the real estate market to invest and own real estate...

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February 24, 2022 24 min

Our guest on today’s show is Lisa Kaplin, a psychologist, Certified Professional Life and Executive Coach, and an experienced corporate speaker. A lot of stress can come from our relationships and finances but Lisa is helping women work through these stresses to have healthier and wealthier lives. 

Lisa will explain how we can all have healthier conversations around the topic of money with our partners. Building a life together isn’...

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Are you a stay-at-home mom or are you thinking about leaving the workforce? Are you worried it will impact your financial benefits and retirement future? Many women haven’t heard of a Spousal IRA and its benefits for those outside the traditional workforce. 

On today's episode, Gigi Verrey, the VP of wealth management at GCG Financial, joins us to discuss the one financial investment that all stay-at-home moms need to have. If y...

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On today's episode, Brenda Bridges joins us to discuss financial decisions made during a gray divorce. She’s a financial advisor and divorce coach, helping clients navigate the difficulties of ending a marriage. As a divorcee herself, she struggled to find resources for women like herself. She knew there was a better way to address this part of many women’s lives.   

A gray divorce is technically anyone splitting up over the age...

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On today's episode, Audrey Faust, the founder of Grateful 4 Money joins us. We are going to discuss the negative messages women are taught about when it comes to money and success in our society. What can we do to change this mindset and think about money in a healthy and bountiful way? 

Audrey specializes in helping female entrepreneurs struggling with pricing or money mindset blocks. As women, we were taught to play small whil...

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Welcome to the first episode of Women & Money: The $h*t We Don’t Talk About. We are taking this opportunity to introduce you to the Purse Strings model and why it’s important for all women! Your hosts will be Barbara Provost and Maggie Nielsen, helping you navigate the ins and outs of financial independence. We'll call out the ways women are consistently left behind financially. But most importantly, how they can help thems...

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