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Look out world! I can tell you're ready to OWN your financial future and I'm ready to help you do it.  I'll give you the knowledge you need and the action steps to take to build the wealth YOU want. 



My Story

It’s so small really – one degree.  Yet, if an airplane is one degree off course leaving from San Francisco, it will land in Baltimore MD instead of Washington DC.  If water is 211 degrees, it’s just really hot.  But if it’s one degree higher, it’s transformed into steam that can create electricity and move locomotives. It doesn’t take much – just that one degree difference. 

And it’s the same way with our money mindset.  It just takes one decision by one person to forever change how a family lives and thinks about money.  Think about it –in every wealthy family, there was that one person who decided to create the wealth they didn’t have or see, growing up.  They made up their minds.  It was a single decision – a one degree mindset shift that transforms the financial trajectory of their family, for generations. 

For my family, that person is me.  I watched my dad work hard all his life, with a full-time job plus running a farm, yet we lived paycheck to paycheck. There was never extra money for vacations, or splurges, much less money set aside for college.  We clipped coupons and spent sparingly, and I absorbed a money mindset of “can’t afford it” and “don’t really need it”.  Yet, that experience was the greatest gift to me.  It lit the fire that I wanted more for myself -   to crack the code on money and wealth and learn how wealthy people “got that way”.  And so, I scrimped and saved to get myself through college and went on to become a CPA in a national accounting firm, and then a CFP® and I co-founded Marsh Wealth Management, a fiduciary Registered Investment Advisor managing over $100 million in assets.  I learned a lot about money and investing along the way.

And guess what?  Through it all, I learned that it wasn’t as mysterious as I thought, to be money-smart and create long-lasting wealth.  When I used simple, common sense money habits (anyone can learn and DO), and threw in a dose of patience, wealth became inevitable.  But most importantly, it took that one-degree shift in my intention.  To save first and spend second.  To live within my means, but still aspire for more.  To have a financial vision so I knew where I was heading.  And to be a financial role model for my kids because I want them to grow up in a world of possibility and confidence.  In the generational relay race of life, I’ll be able to pass them the family baton and urge them on to success in their own leg of the race, rather than forcing them to start all over again, at the same starting line where I began.

So how about you?  Are you the person in your family?  If you’re not, you can be.  That one-degree shift is yours to make.  Let me show you how to forever change your financial life and OWN your future.

"Yvonne has offered good ideas for minimizing tax burden, and she is a great source of financial information. She's a "straight shooter" regarding investment opportunities that are in line with my level of risk. Highly recommend. "

- Ed Potter

"Yvonne has a knack for explaining complex investment strategies so that I understand them and can move forward with informed decisions.  "

- P. Rose

"Yvonne was so easy to talk to and had so many great ideas and guidance -I wish we hadn’t waited so long to talk with her. "

- L. Dresser

Why I Do It

I’m on a mission to teach people that smart money concepts aren’t hard or mysterious.  Anyone can build wealth when they have the right knowledge – you don’t have to have a six-figure job or be a landlord or have an online side hustle. Financial literacy is for everyone! It just takes curiosity, a willingness to learn and permission to dream a little about what you want your future to be. Just as a ship changes course with a one degree shift, gaining more financial knowledge can be your one degree shift from confusion to clarity.

You probably weren’t taught about money and investing in school or from your parents.  So of course you might be a little intimidated trying to figure out how to balance your financial priorities while still building the wealth you aspire to. That’s where I come in.  I’m humbled to say that my clients tell me that I make the complex seem simple, and that they’re more confident in their financial future than they’ve ever been. They’ve made the One Degree shift in their financial lives and now you can too, with simple understandable concepts that you can start using right away to build the future you REALLY want.


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