Financial Playbook for All Jocks - 43 Reasons Professional Athletes Have Jacked-Up Financial Lives and What You Can Learn From Their Foul Plays
Nonfiction / Money / Business / Finance
Date Published: April 13th
Publisher: Elite Online Publishing
Making Sound Money Moves is a must-consume playbook on money and behavioral psychology that will turn financially illiterate jocks into money-managing rockstars. Every topic was meticulously curated for the aspirational millionaire.
Let’s keep this 100. You are super gifted in your chosen sport, but you are a rookie at managing your money. It’s clear that you lack financial knowledge, and you need to sharpen your understanding of personal finance terms. Sometimes you feel intimidated by the financial jargon spewed about on social media, and you are even unsure of what questions to ask to make the best, informed decisions regarding your money. Let’s face it, you are financially illiterate. You simply do not know what you do not know about managing your finances. This book will change all of that.
In Making Sound Money Moves, Lynda Paul, a Certified Financial Planner™ with over 35 years of experience managing money at both the corporate level and as a seasoned financial advisor who has helped over 500 clients, identifies 43 things that can trip you up on your journey to financial prosperity. Broken up into eight chapters, Lynda covers everything from interpersonal relationships to mental and physical health to the dopaminergic high of being a successful athlete. Relationships are the currency of life, and each chapter identifies different relationships you may have throughout your sports career and life thereafter and the financial landmines you may need to negotiate and skillfully manage when dealing with people, business, and money.
The solutions to address financial illiteracy are straightforward, but the implementation and execution of an appropriate game plan to tackle this wealth-stealing pariah is not easy. You will need to be intentional about your resolve. By consuming every word of Making Sound Money Moves, you will equip yourself with money management tools that will benefit you for a lifetime.
Do yourself a favor, read this book and make your future self proud.
About the Author
Lynda Paul is the owner, founder, and chief investment advisor of Sound Money Management, Inc., RIA, an independent Registered Investment Advisory firm in San Antonio, Texas. With an undergraduate degree in corporate finance from Ball State University and a master’s degree in finance and marketing from Keller Graduate School of Management, Lynda is celebrating 28 years serving the needs of her clients in a spectacular way, operating her firm as a fiduciary. Lynda believes that when it comes to choosing a financial planner, independence, trust, and competence are foundational virtues. She has helped more than 500 clients achieve their financial goals and manages millions of dollars for her clients around the country.
Over the past decades, Lynda has served several organizations in the Chicagoland area with passion and honor including being a fundraiser for Red Nose Day to help spread awareness and to end child poverty, Roots & Wings, a young men’s ministry she founded in 2001 – creating the Jabez Project, Chair of the Finance Committee for the YWCA Board of Directors, and from 2011-2017, she served as an elected member of the College of Lake County Board of Trustees.
As a former Division I collegiate basketball player, Lynda has combined her passions for financial planning and athletic endeavors to create an inspiring and informative book about the importance of financial literacy entitled Making Sound Money Moves: Financial Handbook for All Jocks – 43 Reasons Professional Athletes Have Jacked-Up Financial Lives and What You Can Learn from Their Foul Plays. Her goal for this book is “to inspire young people to improve their financial IQ and relationship with money, and to help them understand that money decisions made today will impact their future.”
Lynda is married to Cliffton Paul, Sr., a retired police officer and Navy veteran, and they have three wonderful Millennial sons: Cliff Jr., Brandon, and Darius. In her leisure time, Lynda enjoys hiking, whitewater rafting, teaching Zumba and cardio-kickboxing, and reading up on financial planning strategies while hanging out at the beach.
Lynda speaks to audiences around the country on various topics on financial literacy, financial planning, and leaving a financial legacy. Her firm’s ADV is available upon request.
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