The ABCs of How to Build Your Credit Score & Why It Matters (reboot) | Marsha Barnes
Your credit score has power and that three-digit number has a dramatic impact on your financial future. If you do nothing else this year, grab your credit score the tail and yank it up to 700+ (preferably over 740). You don’t have to go all crazy trying for an 850 score – but don’t get lazy. Even if you have a good score, it could drop tomorrow by one silly mishap.Marsha Barnes from The Finance Bar will share her best tips to get your score in check for the new year in this reboot episode.What You'll LearnWhy your credit score is a powerful piece of your financial futureHow to create a better financial brand for yourselfWhich credit scoring models do you need to care aboutWhat action steps you should take this year to raise your scoreHow your score impacts your job and where you liveWhy Marsha is so passionate about financial literacyLInksFICOThe Finance BarCredit KarmaCredit SesameEpisode SponsorsMake it the year you finally cross life insurance off your list, and get protection for your loved ones. Go to Policygenius.com and get started. You could save 50% or more by comparing quotes and start the new year with one less thing to worry about.Literati Kids is a subscription book club for kids ages 0 - 12 that sends 5 beautiful children’s books to your door each hand-picked by experts. Go to http://www.literati.com/mymoney for TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OFF your FIRST TWO ORDERS and pick your kid's book club gift today.SUBSCRIBE & SHAREWant to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE!👉 Sign up for my weekly LET’S TALK MONEY email newsletter.ASK SHANNAHHave an Ask Shannah question, submit it hereGET SOCIAL· Shannah on Twitter· Shannah on Instagram
This Is How You Win At Open Enrollment Without The Stress | Meredith Ryan-Reid & Marsha Barnes
Have you ever hit the snooze button on open enrollment and just left your benefits as is? I know I have – but not this year. Open enrollment is the best time to change your health plan, enroll in new benefits, and make sure you’re set for next year. Not to mention, now is the best time to make sure your benefits are as pandemic proof as possible.According to a new MetLife survey, Gen Z and millennial workers are lacking confidence when making decisions around their benefits, and it’s causing them to feel insecure about their finances, overall. If you’ve ever had that sinking feeling that you don’t know if you’re in the right health plan, and had questions about the myriad of other benefits choices, this episode is for you.Episode GuestsMeredith Ryan-Reid a Senior Vice President and head of MetLife’s Financial Wellness & Engagement organization, together with Marsha Barnes, a personal finance expert, financial social worker, commentator, and Founder of The Finance Bar have some great insight to move you from feeling insecure to I got this during open enrollment.What You'll LearnHow to select the benefits that are right for youWays to feel secure when you choose your benefits this yearHow much time should you spend selecting your benefitsWhat should you do if you were laid off this yearWays to save money when shopping for your benefitsLinksMetLife Open Enrollment websiteThe Finance BarHealth Insurance Exchange InfoPodcast SponsorsThis episode is sponsored by Manscaped. Get 20% off + free shipping with the code MYMONEY at Manscaped.com.Thanks to Splitit for sponsoring this episode. Split your payments and live big. Go to Splitit.com today.SUBSCRIBE & SHAREWant to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE!👉 Sign up for my weekly LET’S TALK MONEY email newsletter.Ask ShannahHave an Ask Shannah question, submit it hereGet SocialShannah on TwitterShannah on Instagram
Marsha Barnes was working at a bank when she realized that people in Charlotte, North Carolina weren’t talking about finance in schools or in public. So, she thought of an innovative way to talk about personal finance. Marsha created a financial literacy “hub on wheels” to bring financial literacy directly to the people who needed it the most. In this week’s episode, Marsha and I talk about entrepreneurship, what it takes to turn your passion into a full-time business and how to achieve overall financial wellness. In this episode you’ll learn: Questions to ask yourself to know if entrepreneurship is right for you What is a “runway” and why you need one to survive entrepreneurship How Marsha quit her job one year after starting The Finance Bar Why revenue is not equal to profit Steps to create financial wellness in your life What blocks most people from experiencing freedom, and more Join me & Teri Ijeoma for a free class on how to make money in the stock market and avoid the uncertainty of the economy on June 3rd at 8:30 pm EST here journeytolaunch.com/tradingclass Other related blog posts/links mentioned in this episode: If you liked this episode you might also enjoy my interview with Vicki Robin, author of Your Money or Your Life. Get the Free Journeyer Jump Start Guide here. Check out the other tools that help me with my finances and business here. Check out the Journey To Launch Podcast index here which categorizes all of the Journey To Launch podcast episodes by subject. Now you can binge on your favorite topics or type of episode. Join The Weekly Newsletter List Leave me a voicemail– Leave me a question on the Journey To Launch voicemail and have it answered on the podcast! Watch me on News12 Watch my latest segments on News12 YNAB – Start managing your money and budgeting so that you can reach your financial dreams. Sign up for a free 34 days trial of YNAB, my go-to budgeting app by using my referral link. Connect with Marsha: Website Instagram: @TheFinanceBar Twitter: @TheFinanceBar Facebook: @TheFinanceBar Connect with me: Instagram: @journeytolaunch Twitter: @JourneyToLaunch Facebook: Journey To Launch Join the private Facebook Group Join The Money Launch Club Waitlist Jumpstart Guide
22: How Credit Works: Understanding Your Credit Report And Score with Marsha Barnes
Marsha is a sought after Certified Financial Social Worker, Financial Educator, and finance commentator. Marsha has been recognized as a Female Tech leader by Digital Finance Institute for her ability to create innovative and accessible financial resources. She is also named as Go Banking Rates Best Money Expert 2018 in the Building Net Worth Category. Marsha is also the Official Brand Ambassador for FICO. Since the inception of The Finance Bar, Marsha’s zest for financial wellness has allowed her to serve as a personal finance expert for social, educational, and beauty outlets around the world including Google, Forbes, Essence, State Farm, OWN: Iyanla Fix My Life, Black Enterprise and many more. Marsha is a true force in the personal finance space and has been notably recognized for her unyielding abilities to connect both off and on-line with individuals who are craving financial guidance. In this episode, you'll learn: -What is a credit score? -What considered a good credit score? -How can you get access to your credit report for free? -How are scores calculated? -What are some ways to start building credit if someone doesn’t have any credit history? -If you decided to opt out of getting any credit cards. Are there any other healthy ways to build credit? -What do the most come credit mistakes you can make with your credit? -How do you build your score with good habits? -Does getting married affect your credit? -What are some of the impacts related to having an employer view your credit scores? -What should you if a collection agency calls about an old debt? -What tools are available to help manage my account? How to stay connected with Andromeda: Website: www.thefinancebar.com Instagram: @thefinancebar The links we mention in this episode: Annual Credit Report- https://www.annualcreditreport.com If you haven't already, be sure to subscribe to the Wealth Stylist Podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud or Stitcher. Join my free community the Wealth Circle to connect with women who are rewriting the rules for success in their life, finance, and business. www.wealthstylist.com/jointhecircle Let's Get Social: -Follow me on Instagram: www.instagram.com/wealthsytlist -Tweet me on Twitter: www.twitter.com/wealthstylist -Pin me on Pinterest: www.piniterest.com/wealthstylist
Build Your Best Credit Score in 2019 with Marsha Barnes
Your credit score has power and that three-digit number has a dramatic impact on your financial future. If you do nothing else this year, grab your credit score the tail and yank it up to 700+ (preferably over 740). You don’t have to go all crazy trying for an 850 score – but don’t get lazy. Even if you have a good score, it could drop tomorrow by one silly mishap.Marsha Barnes from The Finance Bar will share her best tips to get your score in check for the new year.What You'll LearnWhy your credit score is a powerful piece of your financial futureHow to create a better financial brand for yourselfWhich credit scoring models do you need to care aboutWhat action steps you should take this year to raise your scoreHow your score impacts your job and where you liveWhy Marsha is so passionate about financial literacyLinksFICOThe Finance BarCredit KarmaCredit SesameSUBSCRIBE & SHAREWant to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE!If you loved this episode, don’t forget to share it with your friends on your favorite social channel and tag @shannahgame.Ask ShannahHave an Ask Shannah question, submit it hereGet SocialShannah on TwitterShannah on Instagram
Talking finances with your significant other can be tricky. In this week’s episode, get tips to talk money with your honey! Also, an exclusive interview with Marsha Barnes of The Finance Bar. Join in the conversation on social with #LiveColorFull, email us at ColorFullLivesPod@gmail.com or call our Color Full Life-line at (646) 580-0576. If we use your question on an upcoming episode, we’ll send you a signed copy of Tonya Rapley’s The Money Manual.Don’t forget to visit statefarm.com/LiveColorFull to see our Color Full profiles.Hosts: @Aminatou, @AngelaYee, @MyFabFinance Executive Producer: @mattRAZ Editor & Engineer: Dwayne Crawford Presented by: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Marsha Barnes of The Finance Bar Shares Tips & Strategies on Managing Your Finances.
Listen to Marsha Barnes of The Finance Bar share tips with us on how to properly manage your finances. She shared quite a few gems on student loans, managing finances with a partner & more. To learn more about her, visit www.thefinancebar.com
Slamming Myths of Family Finances and Entrepreneurship with Marsha Barnes, The Finance Bar
Mommifaceted: Black Working Mom Podcast
Marsha Barnes is a finance expert with over 17 years in the financial industry, a military spouse, and mom of 1. She knew that she wanted to do more when her parents and best friend were laid off - the financial crisis hit too close to home. So, she began teaching financial literacy to help them handle these huge life changes. Out of that desire to help the local community, she launched The Finance Bar through the mobile hub and consulting services. She loves to help moms understand and be confident in their finances and encourages them to follow their dreams. Throughout this whole ride - she was raising her son while her husband was overseas. She used these trials to push her further to help people. Through her work, Marsha has been featured on Forbes, Essence, Iyanla Fix My Life, Black Enterprise and many more. Marsha's Bio: Marsha’s personal finance expertise and zest for financial awareness has allowed her to share and partner with numerous media outlets and brands on and offline including: Forbes, NPR, Essence, OWN-Iyanla Fix My Life, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, Black Enterprise, State Farm, Northwestern Mutual, Experian, Progressive and many more. Marsha is certified in financial social work, as a financial educator, and certified credit report reviewer. As a lover of all things finance, Marsha is a forever learner in the personal finance space and firmly believes in supplying her clients most basics needs while journeying with them to map out their long-term desires. Marsha has been named as a Female Tech Leader in the Finance Industry. [bctt tweet="As moms we can do everything that we want to do and having a child just pushes us further. @thefinancebar" username="Mommifaceted"] [bctt tweet="It's not always that people aren't managing money well, they just don't know how much they make. @thefinancebar" username="Mommifaceted"] The Finance Bar Find Marsha on Social Media: The Finance Bar Instagram The Finance Bar Twitter The Finance Bar Facebook Follow Mommifaceted on Social Media! Instagram Facebook
POM038: Tips to Thrive Not Just Survive with Marsha Barnes
Pocket of Money Podcast
In this episode we discuss some of the top issues that may be causing you to be stuck on your financial journey and how… The post POM038: Tips to Thrive Not Just Survive with Marsha Barnes appeared first on Pocket of Money, LLC.
Helping Filling The Financial Gap With Marsha Barnes| HMM 124
Her Dinero Matters
This week we chat with Marsha Barnes founder of the Finance Bar, who is probably one of the most creative people I know in the personal finance space. What you'll learn about in today's episode: What her memories of going to the amusement park, but eating the packed lunch in the parking lot taught her How the popularity of the food trucks gave her the vision of The Finance Bar What exact tools she uses for her Saturday morning money dates and her process For the complete set of show notes for this episode go to http://www.jenhemphill.com/124 Be sure to continue to join us for more money conversations in our FREE community over here: http://www.jenhemphill.com/community Enjoy this episode and want more? Be sure to subscribe and leave us a review on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/her-money-matters-money-talk/id1006403754 By you doing that will help us reach more women like you. It’s easy, here is how: http://jenhemphill.com/how-to-subscribe-and-leave-a-review-on-itunes/ The post Helping Filling The Financial Gap With Marsha Barnes| HMM 124 appeared first on the Her Money Matters Podcast.