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April 12, 2021

Female Breadwinners: How to Earn More and Worry Less [w/ Jennifer Barrett]

Jennifer Barrett

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Author Jennifer Barrett wants women to earn more and worry less. As our nation grows with more and more female breadwinners, Jennifer is on a mission to ensure women are creating the most successful future possible.

In our interview, she shares helpful tips for women who want to make more, invest more, and have the freedom to make the decisions that work best for them and their families. Jennifer dives into her personal story about her rise to becoming a young millionaire as well.

Episode Overview

Jennifer Barrett and I review the following:

  • The current state of females in the workplace
  • How women can gain confidence through investing
  • What men can do to be advocates for the women in our lives

Having worked in the corporate world and raised a family, Jennifer knows the realities of what it is like to be a female breadwinner. If you're a woman looking for more options, freedom, and growth, check out this interview.


Guest Bio – Jennifer Barrett

Jennifer Barrett is the Chief Education Officer and a member of the executive team at Acorns, a financial wellness app with more than 8.5 million users, and author of the new book, “Think Like a Breadwinner,” a wealth-building manifesto for women who want to earn more (and worry less).

Over her career, she’s also been the Personal Finance Editor at CNBC Digital, General Manager at Hearst Digital, and Editor in Chief at DailyWorth, a financial media company targeting women. A contributor to Forbes, she’s also written about finance for publications like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and Newsweek, where she was a writer and editor. She’s co-authored two other personal finance books and is often featured as a money expert in the media.

Jennifer also advises three early-stage, female-led startups and provides leadership coaching to female founders. A proud breadwinner herself, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two sons.

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Are you a female breadwinner? What unique challenges are you dealing with?

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Andy Hill

Andy Hill, AFC® is the award-winning family finance coach behind Marriage Kids and Money - a platform dedicated to helping families build wealth and happiness. With millions of podcast downloads and video views, Andy’s message of family financial empowerment has resonated with listeners, readers and viewers across the world. When he's not "talking money", Andy enjoys being a Soccer Dad, singing karaoke with his wife and relaxing on his hammock.

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