Financial Coach Academy Blog - Ideas and Advice for Financial Coaches

Value-Based Pricing, Part Two: Determine Your Value

This is the second of a three-part blog series about value-based pricing for financial coaches. For the first part of this series, Ditch Your Hourly Rate, click here. At this point, I hope you are ready to ditch your hourly rate and figure out your value. This post isn’t going to tell you what dollar amount you should attach to your value - only you know that - but instead will inspire you to do a few things: See your value Be able to clearly communicate what it is Give you the confidence to price yourself for what you are [...]

By | 2018-08-28T14:56:55+00:00 August 28th, 2018|

Value-Based Pricing, Part 1: Why You Should Ditch Your Hourly Rate

Hourly rates are a service model that has been employed in law firms and other professional services for decades. But in recent years, law firm clients have caught on. They don’t want to pay for an hour. They want to pay for a service, and as a result law firms have started figuring out ways to provide alternatives to the almighty hourly rate. Why do I tell you this? Because just as law firm clients don’t want to pay for an hour of someone’s time, neither do your clients. Common Pricing Price per hour is the most common way service [...]

By | 2019-02-20T20:14:56+00:00 August 27th, 2018|

The Many Faces of a Financial Coach – Michelle Boss

The purpose of The Many Faces of a Financial Coach blog series is to inspire up-and-coming and veteran coaches alike. Our mission is to show the beautiful uniqueness to coaches overall while telling their story, describing their niche and allowing them to offer tips & advice to other coaches. Profiles of coaches are not necessarily participants or graduates of the Financial Coach Academy training program (although some are). It's purely for inspirational purposes only. Name Michelle Boss Website www.themoneyboss.org When did you start your Financial Coaching business? July 2017 Tell us about your journey to becoming a financial coach. I [...]

By | 2018-07-16T00:52:12+00:00 August 26th, 2018|

The Many Faces of a Financial Coach – Julianne Miller

The purpose of The Many Faces of a Financial Coach blog series is to inspire up-and-coming and veteran coaches alike. Our mission is to show the beautiful uniqueness to coaches overall while telling their story, describing their niche and allowing them to offer tips & advice to other coaches. Profiles of coaches are not necessarily participants or graduates of the Financial Coach Academy training program (although some are). It's purely for inspirational purposes only. Name Julianne Miller, AFC® Website www.LifeMoneyManagement.com When did you start your Financial Coaching business? October 2017 Tell us about your journey to becoming a financial coach. The [...]

By | 2018-07-14T18:41:06+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

The Many Faces of a Financial Coach – Demetris Hines

The purpose of The Many Faces of a Financial Coach blog series is to inspire up-and-coming and veteran coaches alike. Our mission is to show the beautiful uniqueness to coaches overall while telling their story, describing their niche and allowing them to offer tips & advice to other coaches. Profiles of coaches are not necessarily participants or graduates of the Financial Coach Academy training program (although some are). It's purely for inspirational purposes only. Name Demetris Hines Website N/A GrowYourScoreUp@gmail.com When did you start your Financial Coaching business? January 2018 Tell us about your journey to becoming a financial coach. [...]

By | 2018-07-14T18:34:34+00:00 July 24th, 2018|

The Many Faces of a Financial Coach – DaRenda Hanson

The purpose of The Many Faces of a Financial Coach blog series is to inspire up-and-coming and veteran coaches alike. Our mission is to show the beautiful uniqueness to coaches overall while telling their story, describing their niche and allowing them to offer tips & advice to other coaches. Profiles of coaches are not necessarily participants or graduates of the Financial Coach Academy training program (although some are). It's purely for inspirational purposes only. Name DaRenda Hanson Website www.focusedfinancialcoaching.com When did you start your Financial Coaching business? May 2018 Tell us about your journey to becoming a financial coach. My [...]

By | 2018-07-14T18:26:56+00:00 July 14th, 2018|

Turn Everyday Conversations into Marketing Masterpieces

Are you missing out on posting powerful marketing messages that potential clients will eat up? Every day you have multiple conversations with clients, clients who are making huge improvements in their financial situation, and clients who are so proud of their accomplishments that they want to tell you about how you have helped them. As a financial coach, seeing your clients succeed and reach their goals is an amazing feeling, and it's why most of us are in this field.  But how often do you share these conversations? I recently posted one such client note (see below) on my financial coaching [...]

By | 2019-04-03T19:15:31+00:00 June 27th, 2018|

Nine Tips for Your Next TV Interview

Make the most of your video interview with these 9 must-do tips. Click below to watch my companion video in our free private Facebook group just for Financial Coaches! Local media is always looking for people to interview on personal finance stuff, especially around holidays, end of the year, tax season and any other dates that have a price tag associated with them.  Also, they are looking for comment or clarification on current events and recent trends in personal finance. First, make yourself visible to the people that want to interview you. Here are a few basic things you can [...]

By | 2019-04-03T19:28:58+00:00 May 8th, 2018|

A Financial Coach’s Summer Reading List, 2018

It's that time of year!  Summer is almost here, and it's time to start getting your summer book line-up ready to go.  There is nothing better than getting outside in the warm sun and into a good book. While a good Nora Roberts or James Patterson novel can get the pages turning, we at Financial Coach Academy like to use the summer reading season to be students of our craft. Financial Coaching is completely different than any other business.  It doesn't purely emphasize numbers and selling like financial advising, and it doesn't emphasize mindset and emotions like life coaching and [...]

By | 2019-04-03T19:38:56+00:00 May 1st, 2018|

Kelsa was Featured on AZ Family Channel 3 Talking About Taxes

Arizona's Family The tax deadline was Tuesday, April 18, 2017, and if you're giving a sigh of relief thinking you don't have to think about it for another year, well our financial coach, Kelsa Dickey of Fiscal Fitness says think again. “This is the best time to start thinking about taxes for next year,” Dickey said. Dickey says tax time can be overwhelming. However, it doesn't have to be that way if you start planning right now, as in a full year in advance. “The idea is that we really want to put some systems in place so that this time next year, [...]

By | 2019-04-03T19:40:40+00:00 April 27th, 2018|

Financial Coaches Unite

A supportive Facebook community for aspiring and trained financial coaches!

Roll up your sleeves, ask questions, share ideas and learn from one another on best practices for running your financial coaching business! The more successful we are, the more people we can help and the better our world can become!