Welcome back to another episode of Jewish Latin Princess Podcast!
I am working like crazy this week to leave Jewish Latin Princess, Blog and Podcast sort of on autopilot during the month of June, and hopefully take some time off to spend with my children before they begin camp. I have a lot of amazing women on the show in June, so stay tune for that.
Today, I’m bringing you an interview which was originally a video interview because a lot of you are new here and are coming directly to the Podcast. In that case Welcome! I’m so happy to have you here. And more importantly, because this is quite an important interview and I want all of you to have access to it.
Today, I speak with Debbie Sassen, Financial Planner and Money Coach. Debbie and I talk about her journey from being a high powered financial executive managing quite a significant portfolio of investments for the Bank of Israel, to a point in her life where she realized that her own finances were quite messy. How she woke up to that reality and took actions to slowly change that for herself, and even decided to start helping others to manage their own money. We discuss why women are lagging behind when it comes to money, and what we need to do to start changing that. Debbie’s work is magnificent in that she truly cares, and because she truly cares, she acknowledges that her clients most often need to do a lot of emotional work around their money — it’s not all dollars and cents when it comes to money – and Debbie and I talk about what that process is like for people. We talk about the concept of under-earning specifically as it relates to women, and by the way if you would like to expand on that concept, I recommend you go back to Epidose 4 with Barbara Stanny, the author of Overcoming Underearning and read that book as well. To any of my listeners who are still young and are starting their professional lives, Debbie gives practical advice. And my favorite part of this interview was Debbie’s insightful, yet practical tip, which helps her strengthen her faith in G-d. Thank You, Debbie, for that tip, which I use myself every day during my morning blessings. There’s a lot of helpful information in this interview, so let’s get to it: Debbie Sassen, Money Coach!