Ending the Stigma Around Bankruptcy, with Jen Lee

Ending the Stigma Around Bankruptcy, with Jen Lee

Episode 107
31:54

Jen Lee is a debt and credit attorney and owner of Jen Lee Law, Inc., a law firm with offices in San Francisco, San Ramon, and Tracy, California. She is a leading expert on debt, credit, and financial stress, having been featured in Consumer Affairs, US News & World Report, and other national publications. Jen is the creator of several innovative programs to deal with financial stress and rebuilding after financial disaster.

Jen is the co-author of Preventing Credit Card Fraud: A Complete Guide for Everyone from Merchants to Consumers, published by Rowman & Littlefield in March of 2017.

What You Will Learn:

  • How 70% of Americans have a debt or credit problem, but the stigma around talking about our finances makes us feel alone in our struggles
  • Why lack of education and major life events are the main cause of bad financial situations
  • Why we should look at bankruptcy as a tool rather than something to be ashamed of
  • What the consequences are of filing bankruptcy, and how Jen helps her clients recover
  • How to successfully rebuild credit after filing bankruptcy
  • Why reshaping the conversations around finances and offering actionable steps helps build self-esteem and improve overall mental health
  • Jen’s actionable advice for women looking to take control of their finances today

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