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Episode #4: Interview with Leslie Tayne, Esq. on Why Freelancers Need to Use Contracts

Freelancing After 50

Leslie Tayne is an award-winning financial attorney and the founder and head attorney of Tayne Law Group in Melville, New York. She is also the best-selling author of Life and Debt: A Fresh Approach to Achieving Financial Wellness and an expert in legal matters related to entrepreneurship.  In this episode, Leslie discusses why freelancers should use contracts, what elements to include, and the risks of not having one. She also talks about steps freelancers can take when clients don't pay in a timely manner and why you should not use templated contracts but work with an attorney when constructing one.  Her main point: Freelancing is a business and should be treated like one. That includes the use of contracts.  You can connect with Leslie in the following ways: Website: Tayne Law Group https://www.linkedin.com/in/leslietayne/ https://www.facebook.com/TayneLawGroup/ Twitter: @LeslieHTayneEsq TikTok: @lesliehtayne (631) 470-8204--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/freelancingafter50/message


25 May 2022

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Managing Debt with Leslie Tayne, Esq

Martinis and Your Money Podcast


22 Apr 2022

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Law Firm Founder Leslie Tayne Thought She Needed a Male Partner to Get Started

My Favorite Mistake: Careers & Business, Growth & Lessons Learned From Mistakes

Founder and managing director of the Tayne Law Group, P.C. Episode Page: https://www.markgraban.com/mistake143 My guest for Episode #143 of the My Favorite Mistake podcast is Leslie Tayne, an award-winning financial attorney and author of the book, Life & Debt. She has over 20 years of experience in consumer and business financial debt solutions. Leslie’s extensive background spans in negotiations with large international banks and credit agencies for loans, lines of credit, credit cards, and student loans. She is the founder and managing director of the Tayne Law Group, P.C., a law firm headquartered in New York dedicated to debt solutions and alternatives to bankruptcy for individuals and businesses. Leslie frequently provides her expertise on financial, credit, and debt topics both as a public speaker and in the media. She is also a board member for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and America’s Vet Dogs. In today's episode, Leslie shares her “favorite mistake” story about thinking she needed a male business partner when she started her first law firm. Why was this a mistake and why was it a mistake to partner with that particular man? What did she learn, including the need to hire for a fit with the vision and values? We also talk about questions and topics including: % of firms headed by women? Business owner financial mistakes? Mistakes with Merchant Cash Advance loans? Personal financial mistakes? Mistakes with debt relief, tax debt relief, or debt consolidation programs / services? Red flags to look for? When should somebody reach out to an attorney? Bankruptcy is not always the answer--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/favorite-mistake/support


24 Feb 2022

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Actionable Tips to Manage Debt With Leslie Tayne


To begin Financial Literacy Month on SheVentures, who better than Leslie Tayne to discuss one of America’s biggest financial problems: debt, a $14.6T reality for American households. Leslie Tayne always knew she wanted to be a lawyer despite her father warning her when she started 20 years ago that it truly was a boys club. She tried many facets of the law before she pivoted to what became her passion — as in-house counsel to a debt company. Today, The Tayne Law Group is changing the face of debt resolution law. Her mission is to create a more constructive way of handling debt resolution. Tayne is well respected as someone who focuses on the solution and how to educate and engage her clients. Tayne’s “open door” policy encourages her clients to consult with her team before taking a financial action they may regret later — such as student loan and credit card debt, decisions on major purchases like buying a new car, or taking out a mortgage. With a focus on financial wellness and working with their clients as a team, Tayne’s group points clients in the right direction, even if it’s outside their practice. She wants to do what is in their best financial interest. Listen to find out what actionable steps you should take if you find yourself in seemingly insurmountable debt — facing unemployment, the unexpected positives of COVID-19, and the truth behind debt consolidation myths on this episode of SheVentures.


5 Apr 2021

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Ep. 253 - Building a Multi-Location Consumer Debt Resolution Firm - with Leslie Tayne

The Law Entrepreneur

Leslie Tayne is the head of Tayne Law Group, and she focuses primarily on consumer debt resolution. She has a multi-location, multifaceted practice serving clients throughout the U.S. She talks about her rise in the legal field, starting from a young attorney with three kids and managing to develop a law practice while also raising a family. She offers advice for young lawyers, the challenges of growing a law firm, standing out as a woman in the industry, and organizing a multi-office firm.Resources:Learn more: attorney-newyork.comLinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/leslietayneTwitter: @LeslieHTayneEsqIf you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to Apple Podcasts and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.--Thank you to our sponsors!Spotlight Branding - A legal marketing company that works with solo and small law firms to increase referrals. Go to spotlightbranding.com/TLE for a better way to market your law practice.Ruby Receptionist - Virtual receptionist & live call services that will help you grow your office (and save money), one call at a time - to learn more, go to callruby.com/lawentrepreneur or call 844.895.7829Daylite - The all-in-one contact relationship manager. If you’re feeling like it’s time to upgrade from spreadsheets to a CRM, visit marketcircle.com and get your first month free when you mention Law Entrepreneur.The Law Entrepreneur is a production of Crate Media


15 Feb 2021

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Episode 11: Life and Debt with Leslie Tayne, Esq.

Demystifying Money

In this episode Misty will discuss managing financial instability. She is joined by Leslie Tayne, ESQ. author of Life and Debt and founder of the Tayne Law Firm P.C.. They discuss tips for dealing with creditors and alternatives to bankruptcy. Also, they will share tips for budgeting and getting help with your finances.


11 Oct 2020

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How To Cut Back On Emotional Spending w/ Leslie Tayne

Frugal Friends Podcast

Have you ever bought something to make yourself feel better? Or splurged on something only to feel instant guilt afterward? We may not always realize it, but our spending habits are incredibly connected to our emotions; recognizing this can unlock some strategies for seeing the financial progress we desire! We're thrilled to share our conversation with Leslie about identifying our own emotional spending habits, how to curb them, and ways to engage in healthy spending patterns.Sponsors: B3 is Jen’s new course designed to help you stick to a budget in just one week. If you find yourself busting your budget every month then you’re definitely going to want to check it out. There are no money saving tips in here, just 5 strategies to think differently about budgeting so you can finally stick to it and do it long term. If you’ve tried budgeting and it just hasn’t worked for you then check out budgetbusterbootcamp.com to learn more and use the code FRIENDS to get 10% off!Budget Buster Bootcamp! whether you’re spending has gotten a little out of control OR maybe you’re being too loud at the store about how outrageous the prices are and your friend keeps shushing you - you gotta ‘reign it in’. Grab that situation by the reigns, and just pull it back a little.Reigning it in:Notable Notes:Leslie H. Tayne, Esq. is a New York debt settlement attorney with nearly 20 years’ experience in the practice area of consumer and business financial debt-related services. She is highly accomplished in negotiation and settlements, and has gone up against large national banks, credit unions, collection agencies and multiple creditor legal representatives. We're excited to share some of our top questions and learnings from our time with Leslie!What is emotional spending?Spending on items for emotionally charged reasons rather than out of necessity or intentionalityHow do you identify emotions that trigger spending?Track your spending! Pay attention to what is prompting spending and how you feel before, during, and afterWhat are some alternatives to emotional spending?Identify healthy coping strategies for some of the common emotions that could lead to unnecessary spendingHow can you recover if you have made an emotional purchase?Being kind to selfWrite down what happenedDecide how you want to move forward - perspective of learning from this experienceThank you Leslie for sharing your bill about your recurring purchases and how you negotiated EVERY.SINGLE.ONE.BILL OF THE WEEK - If you want to submit your bill of the week visit frugalfriendspodcast.com/bill to leave us a billWe also want to thank Philo for sponsoring our Bill of the Week! Philo is live and on-demand TV for just $20 a month. It’s a great way to get 60+ popular channels and can save you hundreds a month on TV—it’s the most affordable way to watch at a time when everyone could use  some entertainment in their life! Watch from your phone, laptop, tablet, or TV with Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or Android TV; Philo is TV for everyone! Sign up today at philo.tv/frugal and you’ll get 25% off your first two months.Lightning Round: Find out the different types of emotional spending from this Bustle article.What type of emotional spender are you!?The Instant gratification spender(This is Jen and Leslie! target, aldi, etc.)Shop to escape Competitive spenderTrying to create a “new” youBuy & ReturnSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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2 Oct 2020

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255 | If People Can Do it Then I Can Do it Too | Leslie Tayne Connects with Vivian


Picking back up with the Household of FI series, Vivian is a single mom who found FI in the last year, but initially, it seemed impossible. It wasn't until she was introduced to the ChooseFI podcast and saw real people reaching financial independence that she believed she could do it too. Vivian has been dealing with a number of challenges: a cancer diagnosis, a child custody battle, and caring for parents who have no savings of their own. As a pharmacist, she earns a significant income. She's already managed to pay off $300,000 in student loans in six years and believes she can save $60,000 a year. Vivian has been paired with mentor, Leslie Tayne, also a single mom and attorney who helps people with debt relief. Leslie acknowledges that what Vivian is going through with her separation is one the most challenging times in her life and it is a very emotional experience along with being financially damaging. However, there is a light on the other side and she will come out with more freedom and more control. Because her significant other's mom used to watch her child while she was a work, childcare is a challenge right now. Childcare is expensive and not something you can find discounts on. As an attorney, Leslie helps her clients to fix their financial messes without judgment. She doesn't believe in a debt-free life since life has its ups and downs. Instead, it's okay if being debt-free is not realistic. We should learn to embrace our debt but what is important is how you manage the debt. Due to the separation, Vivian will be selling the house that is entirely in her name. If she makes a profit, she should talk to her tax preparer about qualifying for a capital gains exemption. Vivian is also interested in ways to save for her child's college education to which Leslie offers several options: contributing to a 529 plan, a state pre-pay program, or a regular savings account. There are tax advantages to contributing to a 529 plan over a savings account and should Vivian's child decide to not go to school, the money in the 529 plan may be used for grandchildren or withdrawn with earnings taxed at regular income tax rates. The Texas pre-pay option would allow Vivian to lock in current undergraduate tuition rates and required fees. When it comes to budgeting for groceries, Leslie says that her family mostly eats at home and orders out just once a week. One trick to not overspending at the grocery store is not to take the children with you, shop with a list, don't allow yourself to get distracted, and buy non-perishables in bulk. When you have no choice but to bring your child with you, you can allow them to pick one item so that they can pick something they want without filling your cart with everything they want. It limits your financial exposure when shopping. While eating out, rather than order a kid's meal, share bites of your own meal, and develop a taste for adult foods. Vivian's daughter is not yet attending pre-K schooling, due to the virus but may be able to find reasonably-priced options that give her the option to socialize. Because her significant other has not been cooperative during their separation, all of the attorney costs and other fees have gotten be very expensive. Vivian needs to be as cooperative as possible to limit her financial exposure. Leslie says a good piece of advice is don't marry or get involved with anyone you don't want to be divorced from. It's often advisable to keep finances separate in a relationship and protect any assets with a prenup or postnup because it is very tricky to untangle them should the relationship end. Everyone should look at what deciding to combine finances in a relationship really means and how it impacts things. Brad reviewed the capital gains tax question and said because Vivian has lived there for at least two of the last five years, she would be eligible for up to $250,000 in capital gains tax exclusion. The decisions being made should be ones that will make life better over the long-term. Brad's goal is to set the groundwork for a successful life. Jonathan notes that Vivian doesn't appear to have an issue with her savings rate, instead, she may be at risk of slipping into a deprivation state. To fight this urge, Brad believes we need to have a better idea of what the path looks like for her. As ChooseFI follows Vivian during this study, she will need to better understand her expenses and her FI number. She needs to have a sense of where she is to know where she is going. ChooseFI recognizes that some audience members are just finding and joining us now. ChooseFI is building out a curated path to help you figure out where you are and what information will serve you best. Sign up to receive this information and more at ChooseFI.com/start. RESOURCES MENTIONED IN TODAY'S CONVERSATION ChooseFI Episode 155 FI for Single Parents The Tayne Law Group Compare life insurance policies with Policygenius Get 80,000 Ultimate Rewards points with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Get back to basics with ChooseFI! IF YOU WANT TO SUPPORT CHOOSEFI: Share FI by sending a friend ChooseFI: Your Blueprint to Financial Independence.


25 Sep 2020

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Dealing with Financial Abuse: An Interview with Leslie Tayne

The Mental Health and Wealth Show

You might be familiar with physical abuse or emotional abuse, but have you heard of financial abuse? Leslie Tayne, Esq discusses dealing with the perils of financial abuse and how you can recognize the red flags. Hear her story and learn how financial abuse affected her mental health as well as ways you can protect yourself. 


9 Jun 2020

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How to Successfully Grow Your Business - Leslie Tayne

The Mark Struczewski Podcast

Leslie H. Tayne, Esq. is an award-winning financial attorney and author of Life & Debt. She has over 20 years of experience in consumer and business financial debt solutions. Leslie is the founder and managing director of Tayne Law Group, P.C., a New York-based law firm dedicated to debt management, debt resolution, and bankruptcy alternatives. Her website Join The 7 Day Productivity Challenge or go to MarkStruczewski.com/7day ABOUT Mark ‘Ski’ Struczewski (“Mister Productivity”) works with executives to help them gain control of their time by taming distractions so they can experience less overwhelm, feel a sense of freedom and enjoy their lives. In addition to being a productivity coach, Mark is a speaker, host of The Mark Struczewski Podcast and an author. His strategies have guided CEOs/Executive Directors, business owners, business corporate specialists and entrepreneurs to get back control of their time. You can find out more about how to connect with Mark and his mission to create confident leaders at misterproductivity.com. If you’re looking to take your productivity to the next level or if you are interested in bringing me in to speak at your event, visit MarkStruczewski.com. Follow me: LinkedIn TikTok Snapchat Twitter Instagram Facebook Pinterest If you love the show, share it with a friend on Apple Podcasts.


16 Jan 2020