The Best Investment You Can Make Isn’t in Your 401(k)

Investing in yourself, through classes, career building, networking and just plain taking care of yourself, can pay off more in the long run than anything else.

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I recently spoke with a woman whose company is being acquired, and this has introduced complicated financial decisions and opportunities into her life. Her one concern about working with me is the idea of paying my monthly retainer fee (for her, $150 per month).

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Meg Bartelt, MSFP, CFP®
President, Flow Financial Planning, LLC

Meg Bartelt, CFP®, MSFP, is the president of Flow Financial Planning, LLC, a fee-only virtual firm that provides financial guidance to women in tech. She is a member of the XY Planning Network.