This weekend, we’re giving you TWO new episodes! Today’s episode (episode 29) is with Laura Fortuna of The Fortune Coach.
Laura Fortuna is a Latina entrepreneur, Dominicana, tax accountant, public speaker, and an NFEC (National Financial Educator’s Council) Certified Financial Education Instructor. As a personal finance coach, Laura educates Latinas through her Instagram community of money comadritas @thefortunecoach, and her monthly CFO Newsletter.
Laura’s mission is to financially empower the Latino community, one woman at a time. Laura graduated from Salem State University’s business and accounting undergraduate program, and she hold’s a Masters Degree in Taxation from Northeastern University in Boston. She is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Massachusetts.
This interview got real, y’all. That’s what this is all about: real money and life talk with real women!
Episode 29 Highlights:
- Learning a new financial system when coming from an international background
- “Hacking the systems” that aren’t for us women of color
- Micro-aggressions in the workplace
- Being Latina in a White-male-dominated space + imposter syndrome
- Self-employment and the tax struggle
Listen to this episode to hear more about Laura’s journey and her money mantra, “Money loves me!”
Until next time, stay empowered, stay inspired and #staypoderosa ✨
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