Category Archives: Women of Influence

Episode 80: Marguerita Cheng explains how women belong in the financial world and sheds light on the 4 things we should teach our children to ensure their financial literacy



Marguerita Cheng is the Chief Executive Officer at Blue Ocean Global Wealth. She’s the spokesperson for the AARP Financial Freedom Campaign and has a long list of credentials that make her an expert in the financial planning world.

Besides that, she has been lucky enough to gain some financial wisdom at a young age from her father and is the model example of women taking control of their financial literacy.

Lynn and Rita take an in-depth look at the differences between men and women in the financial planning industry, and the strengths that women bring to the table. They also dive into discussing finances with your children to set them up for financial success and cover topics such as:

  1. Allowance
  2. Vision
  3. Saving
  4. Investing

Listen in to learn about how women are making themselves known in the financial world, and how we can teach our future generations to do the same!

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com|Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women | Blue Ocean Global Wealth


Episode 75 – Dr. Jen Caudle discusses bullying, addictions and what the medical community is doing about it



Lynn sits down with Dr. Jen Caudle, a board-certified Family Medicine physician and Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Rowan University-School of Osteopathic Medicine.

She appears as a regular on-air health expert for local and national news networks, including The TODAY Show, The Dr. Oz Show, CNN, FOX News, Rachael Ray Show, Steve Harvey Show, Fox 29 Philadelphia News, PBS and many others. Additionally, her health articles have been published in numerous magazines and other publications.

Dr. Jen is a spokesperson for the American Osteopathic Association, and she is a radio/video host for ReachMD.  She is also a national lecturer on opioid prescribing physicians and presents workshops on health wellness and motivation.  Dr. Jen is also a lecturer on the topic of childhood bullying to hospitals and healthcare organizations.

Dr. Jen is also an accomplished cellist and in 1999, Dr. Caudle earned the title of Miss Iowa and competed in the 1999 Miss America Pageant.

​Lynn and Dr. Jen discuss her family, the people who have professionally influenced her, and what led her to not only practice as a family physician but become a lecturer and a regular on-air expert for a number of national and local broadcasts.

Dr. Jen shares her expertise on bullying and the reasons it is not just a serious social issue but a medical issue as well.  She shares personal experiences of being bullied and the impact that had on her socially and physically.

Lynn and Dr. Jen also talk about the opioid epidemic in great detail.  Dr. Jen shares her expertise on the multifaceted reasons that people develop addictions to them and the measures that the medical community is taking to help combat the problem.

Finally, Dr. Jen shares her first experiences with money and how that has played a role in the way she is today. Tune in now to listen to Dr. Jen’s story.

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com | Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women | Dr.JenCaudle.com


Episode 72 – The Positive Way to Separate



Lynn sits down with Gabrielle Hartley, an attorney, coach mediator and author to discuss Gabrielle’s unique approach to divorce which is outlined in her book, Better Apart: The Radically Positive Way to Separate.  Her approach to handling divorce combines the healing power of meditation and yoga with the difficulty and often unpredictability of divorce.  With meditation, mantras and mindfulness, Gabrielle has created a one-of-a-kind roadmap to an elegant divorce.

Gabrielle opens up about her parent’s divorce when she was 9 and how she ended up appreciating the way her parent’s handled it.  While the details of the divorce were messy, her parents managed to keep she and her brother out of the chaos of the situation. This was a life-defining moment for her and combined with her decades of experience as a divorce attorney, she developed a program to deal with the process of uncoupling in a positive way.  

  • Combine the healing power of yoga and meditation with the process of uncoupling
  • Tips on how to become responsive and not reactionary
  • Learn the 5 essential elements of an elegant divorce: patience, respect, peace, clarity and forgiveness
  • Reframe the story of your marriage into a positive one
  • How to view divorce as a restructuring of family rather than a splintering of it
  • Hear Gabrielle’s views on money–spending, saving, retirement and outlook

Tune in now as Lynn S. Evans helps you dodge these five divorce mistakes!

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com | Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women

 


Episode 71 – Five Mistakes Women Make During a Divorce



Keeping the family home instead of taking other types of compensation might feel right, but, believe it or not, it’s one of the five most common mistakes women make during the divorce process.

Today, Lynn S. Evans unpacks five common mistakes women make when getting a divorce, covering content from her book, Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women, to help you make decisions that benefit YOU.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why keeping the family home isn’t as financially valuable as you might think
  • What illiquid assets are and how they limit women post-divorce
  • How women unknowingly lose out on retirement funds during the divorce settlement
  • Two emotional places women tend to operate from during a divorce and how they can lead to negative outcomes
  • Recommendations for women who want to re-enter the workforce
  • And more!

Tune in now as Lynn S. Evans helps you dodge these five divorce mistakes!

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com | Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women

 


Episode 70 – Reflections



Over the last two and a half years, Lynn S. Evans has shared the mic with baby boomer women who’ve taken control of their money, braved life’s transitions with humor and grace, and have become thought leaders in male-dominated industries.  

Today, Lynn revisits the stories that have stuck with her the most, along with the surprising moments that happened once the mics turned off.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The story of Attorney Kim Manning who says that had it not been for welfare, she wouldn’t be where she is today
  • Examples of baby boomer women who’ve created brilliant business models, including Silvernest CEO Wendi Burkhardt
  • The story of a man from the projects who lived in a school cafeteria and paid for dental school in change
  • And more!

Join Lynn now for an insightful look back at the most memorable moments from the Power of the Purse podcast!

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com


Episode 69 – Moving from Anxiety to Zen in Retirement — With Guest Louise Nayer



 

The transition to retirement can be a challenging one. In fact, the six months leading up to retirement is known to be the most difficult time for a majority of people.

Louise Nayer, author of Poised for Retirement: Moving From Anxiety to Zen, joins Lynn S. Evans to share her insight on the shift to retired life. With a blend of humor and poignancy, Louise also shares her story of transitioning from a career in teaching to becoming an author.

Here’s what you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • What prompted Louise to write Poised for Retirement and award-winning memoir Burned: A Memoir
  • The most surprising interview that Louise had while writing Poised for Retirement
  • Common challenges faced by baby boomers, before and during retirement
  • Effective ways to manage the transitional phases of retirement
  • Money lessons Louise learned while growing up

Tune in now to learn how you can make a Zenful transition to retirement!

Resources:

LynnSEvans.com | Louise Nayer: Author | Contact Louise Nayer


Episode 68 – How to Build Your Dream Network—With Guest Kelly Hoey



Have you ever attended a networking event, collected a pocket-full of business cards, only to go home, dump all of those cards onto your kitchen table, stare blankly at them and think, “So what? I don’t think any of these people have relevance to my business.”

If you feel powerless or aimless in your approach to networking, this is the episode for you.

Today, Lynn S. Evans’ speaks with guest, Kelly Hoey, author of “Build Your Dream Network” about how to cut through the networking noise and make meaningful connections at events and on digital platforms. Kelly also shares how she leveraged her relationship with a few people to build a dream network that helped her transition to a new career.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The difference between the act of networking and the process of building a network
  • The wrong approach most people take toward networking vs. the right approach to building a dream network
  • How to use LinkedIn as a tool to maintain relationships and create new ones
  • Top tips to help you stand out and attract the attention of people who can help you achieve your career goals

Tune in now and learn how you can build your own dream network!

Resources: LynnSEvans.com | J. Kelly Hoey | Contact Kelly

 


Episode 67 – No Fear About Being a Widow



The thought of becoming a widow is a common fear for baby boomer women. It’s scary to consider going solo, isn’t it?

And for women whose spouses handled all of their finances, going through this period can be particularly difficult. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

In this episode, Lynn S. Evans shares practical actions that you can take today, whether you’re partnered or widowed. Lynn covers content from a chapter of her book “No Fear About Being a Widow” to help you take on whatever life throws your way.

Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode:

  • Conversations to have with your spouse now and how to broach sensitive topics
  • Tips to avoid being too confrontational about this subject with your spouse
  • Questions to consider about your future living arrangements
  • Why Lynn recommends that new widows wait at least six months before making life-altering decisions
  • Ways you can take care of your mental and emotional health during the grieving period
  • Recommendations to help widows recreate their social lives

Tune in now and learn Lynn S. Evans’ tried-and-true recommendations for facing widowhood with more confidence.

Resources:  LynnSEvans.com | Power of the Purse: Fear-Free Finances for Baby Boomer Women

 


Episode 66 – Clear Away Your Medicare Stress—with Guest Gwynn Sharick-Elberson



It’s not every day that you meet someone who feels enthusiastic about Medicare!

Meet Gwynn Sharick-Elberson, a self-professed Medicare dork who is all too happy to help people navigate this health insurance program. Today, Gwynn joins Lynn to explain must-know Medicare details and to explore her earliest experiences with money.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • About the five Medicare misconceptions that Gwynn encounters most often
  • The difference between a Medicare Advantage plan and a Medigap plan
  • The truth about Medicare and pre-existing conditions
  • Which Medicare plans Gwynn recommends to frequent travelers
  • And more!

Tune in now for Lynn and Gwynn’s lively conversation about all things Medicare!

LynnSEvans.com | Boomer Health Group | Gwynn Sharick-Elberson | Five Tips for the Medicare Season | How to work with Boomer Health Group


Episode 65 – Get to Know Your Host, Lynn S. Evans



If you’re a regular listener, you’ve heard Lynn S. Evans interview numerous baby boomer women who are experts on what matters most to their generation.

But it’s been too long since we’ve heard from the woman herself — Lynn S. Evans!

In this special episode, Lynn explains why she is determined to help baby boomer women, and how she’s going to do it.

In this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • Lynn’s experience with entering a male-dominated career during the feminist movement
  • Why it’s common for baby boomer women to lack financial literacy
  • What holds baby boomer women back from managing their own money
  • Why Oprah Winfrey is Lynn’s hero
  • What Lynn’s vision board is telling her right now
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn more about Lynn and her mandate to help baby boomer women!

LynnSEvans.com | Women of Substance, LLC