Why Cash Bar and what is it?
After hearing the same sentiment from other women in different professions on how daunting and confusing personal finance is, there has been this burning desire within me to leave my cushy office and corporate finance career to find a meaningful way to reach and educate others on personal finance.
I've spent the past 10 years in the wonderful world of finance in different types of roles – from a brokerage firm, to private banking, and most recently corporate finance. But I think of myself as a lifelong learner of personal finance – I grew up watching the nightly stock reports with my dad, owning stocks and balancing a checkbook (hey, I grew up in the 90’s) at the age of nine. My parents always instilled the importance of being financially independent and I’ve began to realize that I’ve taken that skill I’ve developed as a child for granted.
Let’s face it – money is one of those things that we interact with on a daily basis yet it’s also one thing that we don’t take of enough. Financial health is so important and I believe there is a better way to get educated and make these decisions ourselves. I’m creating Cash Bar as your community to get financially educated and empower you to make your own financial decisions. Through this blog and through the Cash Bar community, we will deconstruct commonly used jargon, provide you with resources and alternatives to help you think about money more effectively while having fun! This is an open community so let me know if you'd like to contribute or if you have any topics you'd like us to cover.