Bari Tessler

Debt Triage in the time of COVID

Dear Friends, Since I started my Financial Therapy work in 2001, I have been cultivating close colleague connections. There are so many different facets of the financial and psychotherapy world. Finding reliable resources and referrals is very important to me, and I’m always on the lookout. So when my go-to Consumer Debt Advocate, Gerri Detweiler was moving over to business loans after a few decades in the field, I knew I needed to find someone new for my community. You…

May 15, 2020
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Quarentine Activities - Baking donating researching

Dear Friends, I wanted to do something a little different today. Here’s a little glimpse into my world, in a new format. These are a few things I am focusing on during this time. As always, I hope it supports you, offers some solid resources, and adds some playfulness too. Baking: I’m not sure what’s happening to me but I’ve started baking late at night. I’ve always tended towards a night owl but I’ve had to temper that tendency because…

April 30, 2020
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Navigating student loans during the COVID crisis.

Hi Friends, I’m excited to share with you an interview I did this week with Student Loan Expert, Travis Hornsby. His company helps people figure out when someone should pay off their student loans or seek forgiveness programs and the best path forward. I’ve been looking for a new student loan expert for many years now. The last time I interviewed someone who specialized in student loans was in 2013! In 2013, student loans seemed to be the bane of…

April 9, 2020
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