MPower Co, in partnership with BreakWell and your employer, offers you MPowered Couple. It is a course intended for committed couples, of any type, wanting to build a stronger financial foundation within their relationship. The course has five chapters of financial knowledge that will bring you and your partner together.
Throughout the course you will learn principles of personal finance, work to organize your financial information, dive into understanding your own financial strengths, and then focusing on your financial values and goals as a couple. By the end of this course you and your significant other will be more mindful of each other’s financial preferences, have set financial goals, have a strategy for how you plan to use money to reach your goals, and feel empowered.
BreakWell has partnered with your employer to offer you this course at a discounted rate or potentially for free, if you complete the course. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for specifics related to your employer!
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“The number one reason relationships fail is financial infidelity. Money is such a personal topic. That's why it's important to learn how to communicate about money, get on the same page, and have strategies for getting back on the same page when life happens. I wrote this class to help couples, of all types, to minimize the taboo nature of finance and have a strong path forward.”-Lea Satterfield, Course Instructor
What You’ll Learn
How It Works
Meet Your Course Author and Coach
Lea Satterfield, MBA
Lea, Founder and CEO of MPower, is a graduate of the Personal Financial Planning Program at the University of Missouri and earned her MBA, with an emphasis in Finance, from Arizona State University. In 2012, Lea passed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER examination. During college, she interned at Northwestern Mutual Financial Network and quickly found how few individuals felt confident with personal finance.
To help protect uninformed investors and because of her interest in law, which she got from her father, she turned professionally towards securities regulation. She worked for the Missouri Securities Division as an investigator before going on to work for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as an examiner and then as an examiner within the Anti-Money Laundering Investigative Unit. Through her work in regulation, she has audited and investigated a number of investment firms, and she has built cases that have resulted in over $1 million of restitution being returned to investors.
Helped to return over
of restitution to investors through her work in securities regulation
• She’s been saving for retirement since she was 13 years old
• She played clarinet in concert and marching band during high school
• She served as Treasurer for her Chapter of Kappa Delta for a year in college
The negotiated course fee for MPowered Couple is $99; however, BreakWell has negotiated that many employers they partner with will pay this fee for you as long as you complete the course. Simply email Tara Kraus (email@example.com) for specifics.
Completion of the course has been determined to consist of completing at least 4 of the 5 chapters. Completion of each chapter is a substantive email exchange (one or two paragraphs) with the course coach about information you found most meaningful in the chapter and how you have or will apply the information into your life. MPower Co will never ask you to share personal information. An email to the coach saying “I read it” is not a substantive response.
The good new is this, people who start this course find the material so life-changing that they complete the course.
You will have access to MPowered Couple for 90 days from your enrollment date in the course. The course chapters will be released to you each week until all chapters are released. We know “life happens” during the course. While a good goal, it is not required to complete a chapter each week during the first five weeks of the course. You may work at your own pace to complete the course within the 90 day course window. You have extra time after all chapters are released to continue working or to review any of the course material.
All information you choose to share through communications with your instructor will be treated with strict confidentiality. Because of the partnership between MPower, BreakWell and your employer, your employer will be provided a list of employees enrolling on the course start date so program eligibility can be confirmed. At the conclusion of the course, the wellness program will be provided a list of those enrolled indicating who completed the course and who did not.