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Episode 59. How Marc Went From Foster Care to Financial Advisor & Paid Off $80K in 3 Years | Marc Russell of BetterWallet


Episode 59 is all about how Marc Russel from Better Wallet went from foster care to financial advisor and paid off $80k in 3 years.

Episode 59. How Marc Went From Foster Care to Financial Advisor & Paid Off $80K in 3 Years | Marc Russell of BetterWallet

Marc Russell is a financial advisor and creator of the personal finance Instagram account @betterwallet. Marc has amassed over 50,000 followers by providing no-nonsense financial advice and sharing his amazing journey to pay off $80,000 in 3 years. He’s passionate about educating people of color about the importance of building generational wealth, avoiding lifestyle creep and debt, and investing. He’s been featured in NextAdvisor.

Episode 59 Highlights:

  • Going to college and getting hit with the surprise of having to pay for it!
  • Hustling to pay your way through an education
  • His moment where his path to debt freedom just clicked
  • The changes he implemented to achieve debt freedom this year
  • The beginnings of his investing journey

Marc’s story is an incredible one. He takes us through his journey in this episode. By the end, he’ll make you feel like anyone can be an investor. Because that’s the truth.

Are you a beginner investor? Marc talks through his experience as a financial advisor and his investing journey. Have thousands in debt? Marc will walk you through some of his personal strategies!

This episode is great for people across the finance spectrum. Take out your pen and paper and follow along to what Marc has learned through his experience as an investor and as someone who paid off $80k in debt!

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Until next time, stay empowered, stay inspired & #staypoderosa ✨💎


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