https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-v8i4u-a650b5 When we adopted all 3 of our kids, we had so many questions about the adoption tax credit. In today's episode, I tracked down our accountant, Daniel Peterson, CPA, before his busy season started and I asked him 20 Questions About Adoption. He even gave me some bonus material at the end. Be sure to … Continue reading 20 Adoption Tax Questions Answered by Daniel Peterson, CPA
When money leaves my hands, I want to know that it’s had a purpose. Did I use every financial trick to my advantage or did I just blow it into the wind? When it comes to fertility, there are so many emotions attached to this money. It’s nice to know that you’ve spent some time logically making this decision. Before you spend your money, be sure you’ve taken advantage of all tax benefits, discount programs, and your health savings account.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-adhzs-a29219 Guest, Devon Baeza and Host, Laura Coleman discuss the book You Are A Bad*** At Making Money by Jen Sincero. How can our thoughts, money stories, and a Money Journal help us reach our financial goal for preparing for adoption and fertility? Finally, learn how to pronounce Devon's last name.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-z4x9t-a1803d Adopting and going through fertility is stressful enough and then we add the money equation to the mix. Studies show that the wounds from money-related arguments can feel more painful than other types of arguments. Join Family Money Coaching as we teach you the 5 Techniques for Better Money Conversations from the Love & … Continue reading 5 Techniques for Better Money Conversations
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8jsca-a0e4f3 When you are told you are going to need $20,000 for fertility or adoption, the first response is, where are we going to get that money? For many, your 401(k) is your biggest asset. Before you raid your 401(k) to pay for adoption and/or fertility, listen to this podcast interview as Financial Coach, Laura … Continue reading Borrowing from your 401(k) for adoption/fertility? Think about this First.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jcedu-a06f5f Did you know that your Money Personality affects your decision about whether to do IVF, IUI, natural cycle IVF, or not to do fertility at all? Listen to the raw and real conversation about how a Saver and Spender made their decisions during the fertility process.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-aeju2-9efeea Melinda Simmons talks about how they raised $36,000 towards the adoption of a little boy named Ezra that they are matched with from China. Listen to the unique ways they raised money including $15,000 from Chipstarter. If you think it's impossible to find the money for your adoption; think again. Melinda and her husband … Continue reading How A Concert with Johnny Swim Helped a Couple Adopt Debt Free
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ejcmx-9d2a34 Zeke and Shanda Arter, owners of the Maple Street Biscuit Co. in Chattanooga, TN recognized the financial burden that couples have as they seek to adopt. Listen to today's episode where we discuss how Zeke got the idea to start the Little Biscuit Adoption Fund, how their employees donated the first money to the … Continue reading The Story Behind How Little Biscuit Adoption Fund Started
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-qz63y-9c7f4b I always dreamed of being a wife and a mother. When someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I answered, "A Mom". I got married at 34 and after an unsuccessful year, discovered that we had fertility issues. In this episode, I discuss my own journey towards adopting our … Continue reading Every Journey Begins With Your Own
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-deyix-9c7ebe Lauren Haun adopted 3 children from China. She helped start the Hope4One Ministry that assists Foster and Adoptive families through providing a clothes closet, support group, and an adoption fund. On this episode she talks about her adoption story, the challenges that they have faced, and what led her to Hope4One Ministries. Lauren shows … Continue reading Hope4One Ministries Lauren Haun and Their Give One Save One Adoption Campaign