Interview: A world traveler turned personal finance advisor with Miranda Reiter
Miranda Reiter has worked internationally for big banks and found happiness helping people with their finances. She is a Certified Financial Planner and blogger for She and Money, a personal finance blog for women. We chat about the transition from work with big money to helping individuals.
Below is a summary of our interview:
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do then things you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – Mark Twain
Miranda takes us from her hometown of Heisberg, Mississippi to working of Europe and Africa to how she got into personal finance.
Being a US citizen outside of the country trying to defend herself by answering questions in post 9/11
Miranda was travelling and enjoying life but not feeling fulfilled in her work.
Miranda’s work now
Miranda’s She & Money is filling a gap for women who do not want to be forced into a product by traditional financial planners. We talk about how money conversations are more taboo than sex conversations amongst women.
What’s exciting Miranda now
Miranda’s working on workshops where she will help women talk about money in non-judgemental manner. She is also writing a finance book.
Book Miranda Recommends: The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke by Suzi Orman
Helpful Habit: Tracking, Planning, and Benchmarking
Internet Resource: Mint.com
What’s Your Purpose: Help people remember that dreams do come true
Where to follow Miranda
You have to decide
One More Thing
Miranda is offering a free audio training for Purpose Rockstars to help you with your finances. Here it is: http://eepurl.com/QvDaL
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