Episode 153: Surviving a Layoff: Your Financial Checklist for Moving Forward

The current job market can be uncertain and layoffs can happen at any moment. If you have recently lost your job, it can be overwhelming to figure out how to move forward financially. In this episode, Melissa Fradenburg,  AIF®️ will share her own experience being laid off in 2008 as well a financial checklist, so you…

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Episode 82: Benefit Options for Open Enrollment with Adam Wadie

Episode 82: Benefit Options for Open Enrollment with Adam Wadie

In this episode Melissa Joy, CFP®, and Adam Wadie, HR consultant with Advanced Insurance discuss what you need to know about open enrollment and what various benefit options mean for you as far as coverage and cost. Adam specializes in complex enrollments and is always looking to simplify the enrollment process. You will learn: What…

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Episode 79: Winning Resumes with Brooke Kent

Episode 79: Winning Resumes with Brooke Kent

In this episode, Melissa Joy, CFP® and Brooke Kent discuss the secrets to a successful career move. We discuss everything from writing a resume that stands out, updating your LinkedIn profile to attract recruiters, to mastering the interview process. Brooke has spent two decades helping executives and professionals craft personalized, achievement-focused, persuasive, and visually appealing…

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Episode 77: Preparing an Employee for a Company IPO with Danika Waddell

Episode 77: Preparing An Employee For a Company IPO

In this episode Melissa Joy, CFP® and Danika Waddell, CFP®, CSLP® discuss employee planning when your company goes public. Danika focuses on working with women who are in the tech industry, receive equity compensation or are small business owners, typically in the early to mid-career stages. In this episode Danika uses her experience specific to…

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Episode 69: The Secrets to Happiness at Work with Dr. Tracy Brower

Episode 69: The Secrets to Happiness at Work with Dr. Tracy Brower

In this episode Melissa Joy, CFP® and Dr. Tracy Brower Ph.D. discuss the secrets to happiness at work. Dr. Tracy Brower is a Ph.D. sociologist studying work-life fulfillment and happiness. She is the author of a new book, The Secrets to Happiness at Work as well as her previous book, Bring Work to Life by Bringing Life…

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Episode 54: Business Ownership with Chris Cooper

Episode 54: Business Ownership with Chris Cooper

In this episode, Melissa Fradenburg, Financial Advisor, RJFS, and Chris Cooper, owner of Zeppelin Cleaning Services, discuss what it takes to be a business owner. Chris started his commercial cleaning business 13 years ago, out of the trunk of his car, and now it is the fastest-growing commercial cleaning company in Southeast Michigan. He shares…

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