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Claudia Russell is a financial coach and founder Ms. Engineered Wealth with expertise in money management, investing and money psychology. She helps professionals of color build financially stable lives and learn to leverage their income to create wealth. She offers educational workshops and one-on-one financial consulting.

In This Episode We Cover:

  • How Claudia got started in financial literacy
  • Claudia’s experience with financial advisors
  • Why being mostly in bonds was a bad investment strategy
  • How reading personal finance books in the library changed her mindset on wealth
  • Why Claudia chose to target communities of color for spreading financial awareness
  • How creating a comfort zone to discuss personal finance helps build awareness
  • How using cash only can help control spending
  • Goal setting
  • How working more is not the best way to build wealth
  • Buy back the block

Links from the show:

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It’s Not the Resolution, It’s You

Quotes from Claudia:

“I didn’t even know how much I didn’t know.”

“For every dollar of net worth a white family has, a black family only has ten cents.”

“What do you want to do with your money?”

“Take time to think about what’s really important to you and align your spending with that.”

“I drank the financial freedom kool-aid.”

“Environmental changes also impact how you see the world and how you operate in it.”

Books Mentioned in This Show

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