by Leslie Hassler · 20 Dec 2019 · 5 min read
Holistic wealth is about creating the circumstances in your life that allows you to be resilient and resourceful. I love these two words – because they embody what I want for all women – the ability to bounce back from life-altering setbacks and the ability to create and leverage resources to be financially independent. In my new book Holistic Wealth: 32 Life Lessons to Help You Find Purpose, Prosperity and Happiness, there's a whole section of the book filled with advice on how to achieve financial freedom.
While attending Penn State Law, I made $300,000 in thirteen months by buying and selling stocks.
When I first started out modeling, I was 20, driving a 1996 Honda Accord, and had $400 to my name.
Amidst a global pandemic and growing research which suggests women are severely affected by COVID-19, it's an opportunity to make big strides in our effort to address larger societal issues such as equality and justice, reproductive rights, poverty and domestic issues like financial abuse, as well as income security and retirement. It is estimated that 46% of women are "not too confident" or "not at all confident" about their ability to live comfortably after retirement, compared to only 31% of men who feel that way.
Life insurance is one of those things that we know we need, but don’t want to talk about or think about. The thought of leaving your family behind is terrifying, especially if you are worried that they are not going to be financially equipped without you. There are ways however to ensure that if tragedy were to strike, your family would be okay.