by Julia Sotas · 12 Nov 2018 · 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.
Women, more than men, doubt their abilities to make financial decisions. But why?
When I first started out modeling, I was 20, driving a 1996 Honda Accord, and had $400 to my name.
Budgeting is already difficult enough when the stock market isn't fluctuating aggresively every other second. Amidst the continually unfolding economic tribulations due to the coronavirus pandemic, you may have to put in a little extra legwork to manage your finances than you did before.
Not to prematurely declare the current public health and economic emergencies over (because it's not), but the reopening of some businesses this summer presents a good time for many of us to reflect on our finances. It's a practice we self-reliant women should be doing all the time anyway, and now there is a unique opportunity to assess and learn. With four grueling months of health scares, social distancing, and financial instability, let's look at how we did...