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Everybody’s Bad With Money: Money is Choice with Jenn Uhen, The Pledgettes

Thank you AJ and Amelie for having me as a guest on the Everybody's Bad with Money podcast. "Today on the podcast AJ & Amelie talk to Jenn Uhen, the founder of the Pledgettes. The Pledgettes mission is to embolden women to take an active role in their finances because we know the first step … Continue reading Everybody’s Bad With Money: Money is Choice with Jenn Uhen, The Pledgettes

No Fooling – We’re offering a FREE goals mini-course for Financial Literacy Month

Happy April! No, this isn't an April Fools Day prank. To start off Financial Literacy Month, we are sharing a FREE mini-course: Setting and Achieving Big Financial Goals.  This is for women wherever they are on their personal journey.  We can all dream bigger and reach further. One of my favorite quotes is an African … Continue reading No Fooling – We’re offering a FREE goals mini-course for Financial Literacy Month

Blood Sweat & Careers Podcast: Making Money Moves with Jenn Uhen

Thank you Mallory, Austin, and Katherine for having me as a guest on your podcast, Blood, Sweat, and Careers! As a self-employed multi-hyphenate, I have been benefitted from the mentorship and conversation with other freelancers and business owners.  Especially when it comes to money conversations. There is so much power in sharing our experiences and … Continue reading Blood Sweat & Careers Podcast: Making Money Moves with Jenn Uhen

Millennial To Millionaire Podcast: On Receiving Financial Advice

Thank you Paris Grant for having me on the Millennial To Millionaire Podcast to talk about Financial Advice. I enjoyed our conversation about taking an active role in your finances, talking about money with family and friends, and how to receive financial advice. He also asked some big questions about the future of Pledgettes. Find … Continue reading Millennial To Millionaire Podcast: On Receiving Financial Advice

The Pledgettes Leadership Advisory Committee

Applications are now closed. We anticipate opening the next round of applications in June 2021.  Stay tuned. Overview The Pledgettes’ goal is to abolish the gender wealth gap so that we can live in wealthier and healthier communities. Achieving this goal is going to take a village. (Learn more at https://thepledgettes.com/about/) As this community grows, … Continue reading The Pledgettes Leadership Advisory Committee

15% off a ticket to The Heart of the Money Matter, Yellow Co’s Virtual Summit

This Saturday, Jenn Uhen (The Pledgettes Founder) is hosting a panel at Yellow Co's virtual summit The Heart of the Money Matter.  It is going to be an incredible summit about values-aligned money moves. This summit includes sessions from: Lynne Twist Founder of The Soul of Money Institute & Author of the Best-Selling, Award-Winning Book, … Continue reading 15% off a ticket to The Heart of the Money Matter, Yellow Co’s Virtual Summit

Course Review: Nav.igating Confident Money Moves

Written by: Samantha Miller, Pledgettes Member When I joined The Pledgettes, I wanted knowledge and community. I wanted to learn from these women who I thought had everything right with their finances. (Pro-tip, no one does, but everyone is getting there, and that’s why we join this group.) When I joined The Pledgettes, I learned … Continue reading Course Review: Nav.igating Confident Money Moves

4 Ways Members Get Value from their Pledgettes Membership

We are all on our own personal financial journeys.  No two women and no two journeys look the same.  I love seeing how different members use their membership.  Here are four common ways I've seen members make their membership their own. 1 - Go all in! These members are all in and getting value each … Continue reading 4 Ways Members Get Value from their Pledgettes Membership

It’s Not a Crisis with Doryn Wallach: Finances in Midlife

Wherever you are on your personal financial journey, there you are! Doryn Wallach invited me to be on her podcast, It's Not a Crisis. Rightfully so, there's a lot of talk about financial literacy and advice for early professionals and retirees, what about the (sometimes) messy middle?  Your 30s and 40s are a great time … Continue reading It’s Not a Crisis with Doryn Wallach: Finances in Midlife

HSA 101 (AKA your Health Savings Account) from the Experts at First Dollar

Guest Blog Written by First Dollar. 2020 was an unpredictable year that brought healthcare and personal finances sharply to the forefront of everyone's mind. Trying to navigate the healthcare system often feels like 2020 all over again, but there are tactics and strategies to overcome these obstacles. One of the most powerful tools for health … Continue reading HSA 101 (AKA your Health Savings Account) from the Experts at First Dollar

How Celebration Changed my Mind about Financial Goal-Setting

Written by Katy Schweigerdt, Pledgettes Member For as long as I can remember I've had an aversion to financial goal-setting. And to budgeting. I've always been of the mindset that as long as I live below my means and save for retirement, I will be fine. Through that lens, why would I set financial goals?! … Continue reading How Celebration Changed my Mind about Financial Goal-Setting

YouNancial x The Pledgettes – “How to Talk about Money with your Friends”

I enjoyed thinking back to my college days and how I talked about money with friends...and how I wish I would talked more about money with my friends! Thank you Harrison Wu and Ysra Khayat from YouNancial for hosting me on a LinkedIn Live to discuss the topic of having conversations with your friends about … Continue reading YouNancial x The Pledgettes – “How to Talk about Money with your Friends”

Social Capital Expert Hosted By Sarah Frances McDaniel: Jenn Uhen Community Creator and Grassroots Brand Ambassador

To build wealth, I believe you need financial capital (show me the money) but you will also need social capital (the people that will help you get there. Social Capital has been a key factor in my success personally and professionally and I'm grateful Sarah Frances McDaniel had me as a guest on her podcast, … Continue reading Social Capital Expert Hosted By Sarah Frances McDaniel: Jenn Uhen Community Creator and Grassroots Brand Ambassador

McKinsey & Co with Lean In releases annual Women in the Workplace Report

Each year I look forward to this report. I like to see the year-over-year gains in promotions. I like hearing about the best practices that companies are doing to support women professionals. This year, Covid-19 dominates the report. There are concerns that Covid-19 will erase the progress we have made since this report first was … Continue reading McKinsey & Co with Lean In releases annual Women in the Workplace Report

The Pledgettes Membership Giveaway, Sponsored by…A Member of The Pledgettes

This is a big deal to me and it represents what the Pledgettes community is all about! I love watching our members have a more intentional relationship with their money, set some big values-based goals, and MAKE THEM HAPPEN! One member is seriously crushing it. And crushing her student debt. To celebrate her making her … Continue reading The Pledgettes Membership Giveaway, Sponsored by…A Member of The Pledgettes

50% off Your Ticket to Ladies Get Paid Get Money Get Paid Virtual Conference

We're excited to announce that we're an official partner of the Ladies Get Paid Get Money Get Paid 1-day Virtual Conference on October 1st! This will be a full day of virtual workshops, panels, firesides, small networking groups, access to recruiters, and an Attendee Directory + private Slack channel so you can connect before and … Continue reading 50% off Your Ticket to Ladies Get Paid Get Money Get Paid Virtual Conference

Nav.ing Confident Money Moves with The Pledgettes

Tune in to hear Jenn Uhen ask the interviewers some money starter questions.  Maia Monell, nav.it Co-Founder, talks about her first job at age 9, Erin Papworth, nav.it Co-Founder shares what she would do if she won the lottery, and we give you a rundown of The Pledgettes x Nav.it's first money course: Nav.igating Confident … Continue reading Nav.ing Confident Money Moves with The Pledgettes

Leveled Up Podcast #46 – Financial Breakthroughs PART 2 Money Confidence with Jenn Uhen

When I talked with women from Level Up, we couldn't stop talking, so they made it a two-part podcast!  Here is the second part. Description This week we are continuing our conversation of money confidence with Jenn Uhen and share our own personal financial breakthroughs and what that actually means to us. Needless to say... … Continue reading Leveled Up Podcast #46 – Financial Breakthroughs PART 2 Money Confidence with Jenn Uhen

Leveled Up Podcast #45: Money Confidence with Jenn Uhen

Listen in as I talked money on the Leveled Up Podcast with Megan Johnson, Denaye Austed, and Sarah Flannery. Description: This week we talk money confidence with Jenn Uhen, the founder of The Pledgettes. The Pledgettes is an organization that focuses on in-depth conversations on money and women. https://anchor.fm/leveledup/episodes/45---Money-Confidence-with-Jenn-Uhen-eino1t

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou

At The Pledgettes... We believe Black Lives Matter. We believe there are inequitable systems that must be changed. We believe the racial wealth gap needs action by everyone to improve. We believe the gender wealth gap includes every womxn and we are committed to taking action to change it. We are committed to a wide … Continue reading “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou

Why I’m remaining financially confident during a global pandemic

Experts say that about every 10 years, there is a disruptive market event (the World Trade Center bombing in 2001, the housing crash of 2008/2009, and the global pandemic we're in now).  I remain financially confident because I've been through a couple of these...and other "financial fails" to know that I won't be defeated by … Continue reading Why I’m remaining financially confident during a global pandemic