Power Of The Purse Podcast
By Lynn S. Evans
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Understanding money isn’t about being rich or getting rich quick, it is about independence and freedom of choice. You are not alone as you struggle with being the perfect wife, mother, daughter, daughter-in-law, and all the other traditional roles assigned to us by our cultures. These pressures can feel overwhelming, and when we add the demands of a career on top of it all, many women choose to pass on dealing with money issues until they are forced to. And that is not the best time to learn. Here we explore the stories of other women and how they have handled the demands of finances, family, and career. We talk about falling short of perfection, but also lessons learned and the best advice our peers have to offer for financial security and putting our perceived failures in their proper place. My mission is to take away the stigmas attached to women and money. To make a difference in the lives of women by providing financial clarity and freedom. And it is my hope that the women listening will see that it is possible for them to take control of their financial destinies either by themselves or by having an outside partner they trust with their finances. Personal finance is NOT the exclusive domain of men, women were not born with any more or less ignorance about money. Finance is NOT a foreign language (it is quite basic, really). Armed with some basic knowledge about money, you gain independence and freedom of choice. Freedom to leave a bad marriage, freedom to ask for a raise and not fear loss of a job, freedom to make choices after the death of a spouse and not be reliant on our children, confidence to retire with a plan that allows for us to have a life we love. The choice is yours.
||CleanEpisode 67 – No Fear About Being a Widow||The thought of becoming a widow is a common fear for baby boomer women. It’s scary to consider going solo, isn’t it? And for women whose spouses handled all of their finances, going through this period can be particularly difficult.||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 66 – Clear Away Your Medicare Stress—with Guest Gwynn Sharick-Elberson||It’s not every day that you meet someone who feels enthusiastic about Medicare! Meet Gwynn Sharick-Elberson, a self-professed Medicare dork who is all too happy to help people navigate this health insurance program. Today,||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 65 – Get to Know Your Host, Lynn S. Evans||If you’re a regular listener, you’ve heard Lynn S. Evans interview numerous baby boomer women who are experts on what matters most to their generation. But it’s been too long since we’ve heard from the woman herself — Lynn S. Evans!||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 64 – Secrets to Dating After 50—With Guest Lisa Copeland||The dating world has changed drastically since baby boomer women were in their 20s. There is texting etiquette and online dating websites to navigate, for instance. Plus, baby boomers have different needs and desires now than when they were younger.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 63 — The Life of a Baby Boomer Blogger— with Guest Rebecca Forstadt Olkowski||Today, Lynn S. Evans is joined by Rebecca Forstadt Olkowski, a baby boomer blogger and founder of BabyBoomster.com. Rebecca writes for active women over 50 who love to have fun, explore the world, stay healthy and vibrant for as long as possible,||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 62 – Reimagining Retirement Communities — with Guest Wendi Burkhardt||In today’s episode, Lynn S. Evans speaks with special guest Wendi Burkhardt about Silvernest, a unique roommate-matching service that helps baby boomers and empty nesters age-in-place and use their homes as an income-producing asset during retirement.||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 61 – Championing Health and Wellness for Residents and Communities in Northeast Pennsylvania—with Guest LaTida Smith||In this episode, Lynn Evans and special guest, LaTida Smith, discuss the Moses Taylor Foundation, an organization that aims to improve the health and wellness of residents and communities in Northeast Pennsylvania.||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 60 – Who Will Care for Baby Boomers?— With Guest, Joy Loverde||Today, Lynn Evans and special guest, Joy Loverde, discuss an uncomfortable question that becomes more pressing as we age… Should we need it, who will care for us when we’re older? Joy Loverde is a family caregiver and the author of Who Will Take Car||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 59 – How to Navigate a Divorce Settlement with Guest, Carol Lee Roberts||Are you in the middle of a divorce settlement? Today’s episode is all about helping women prepare for the divorce process. Even just the thought of going through this significant life transition can feel overwhelming.||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 58 – With Candida Seasock||Candida remembers staring up at the Statue of Liberty in awe. At nine years old, she had just arrived on a ship to the U.S., alongside her mom and sister. Candida would spend the rest of her childhood marveling at her mom’s ability to stretch out a||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I love this podcast.
Lynn is great!
I love that Lynn is tackling women’s issues as they relate to earning money, saving money, and creating power. Loving her Friday Fables, too! Highly recommend!
Listen, learn, live, love and EARN
I don't care if you carry a purse or not - this podcast is worth the listen!
Now, if you are a woman....a professional, someone who earns a wage, someone who wants to afford retirement, someone who wants to balance life and work, someone who feels shamed by money or as if you don't deserve money and wealth because you're suppose to "serve".....well, hell.....anyone - this podcast is enlightening.
PS - buy the book too!