Episode 3: Stefanie O’Connell-financial wellness through chronic disease

Today’s guest is a nationally recognized millennial money expert and author of the book, The Broke and Beautiful Life – Stefanie O’Connell. Stefanie has helped thousands of young professionals get more from their money so they can go after what they want.

Stefanie’s work & advice has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Cosmopolitan, Glamour and Oprah Magazine. A go-to money expert, Stefanie has appeared on ABC World News, CBSN, Fox & Friends, Fox Business, Bloomberg, Reuters, The Dr. Oz Show and various other print and digital media outlets.

Today, Stefanie is a sought-after speaker, consultant, and media personality. Her client list has included established brands like Capital One and Charles Schwab, major universities like Columbia and NYU, and national events like FinCon.

A graduate of New York University, Stefanie lives in Harlem with her fiancé.

Highlights of our conversation:
2:19 – What is a millennial financial guru?
3:33 – The origin story for The Broke and Beautiful Life
9:53 – How do you financially stay positive when dealing with chronic disease?
15:45 – A few statistics on chronic disease
16:46 – A brief history on Freddie’s journey
20:22 – Actionable steps to turn your financial life around
24:02 – Don’t judge the hack before trying it
25:51 – Tips for bringing in income while battling chronic illness
28:25 – Ready to act? Follow these steps
30:25 – Buy back someone’s time with your skills
32:26 – Always be investing in you
35:24 – Freddie’s takeaway and how to get in contact with Stefanie

Connect with Stefanie:
Check out her website – https://stefanieoconnell.com/
Get started here – https://stefanieoconnell.com/start-here/

About me:
I’m Freddie Kimmel, a Functional Health Coach, Reiki Healer, Certified Personal Trainer, Gut Health Specialist, and proud cancer survivor. I help men and women eliminate brain fog, bloat and belly fat through gut health.

I’ve been featured in The Wall Street Journal, the Full Plate Podcast, An Excellent Example of Being Human, State of the Arts on LA talk radio and Dance Magazine. I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts from SUNY Brockport, attended SUNY Fredonia, and graduated from the Institute of Functional Health Coaching.

I can be found in NYC living each day to its fullest and focused on creating more value then what I capture. Please stand back from the awesomeness that’s about to unfold.

Connect with Freddie:

Connect with me:
Check out my website – https://freddiesetgo.com/
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/freddiesetgo/
Read my Favs – https://freddiesetgo.com/freddies-favorites/
Podcast – https://freddiesetgo.com/beautifully-broken-podcast/
Amp Coil – https://www.ampcoil.com

Credits:
Podcast edited and mixed by Andrew Geary – https://twitter.com/spelledgeary