April 2024 Bookshelf: Financial Literacy with The Pledgettes

Longtime TARRA friend, facilitator, and member, Jenn Uhen is a Certified Financial Education Instructor℠ and Founder of The Pledgettes. Jenn believes that don’t have to figure out your money in isolation. The Pledgettes are your companion for confident financial choices with a community (TARRA members get discounted membership), accountability groups (the Pledgettes Accountability League), 1:1 sessions, and products like Healthy Wealth Talks, a money conversation deck. Your financial journey should be as unique as you are. Jenn has goals of a simple, comfortable life living in an Airstream, being location-independent, and showing up for special events for family and friends. Jenn also celebrates and supports those with Big Financial Goals much different than her own!

In honor of Financial Literacy Month, we asked her to share 5 personal finance books on her bookshelf. Here’s what she shared. Want even more than these 5? Check out their Bookshop for a collection of books they have read in The Pledgettes Book Club or have been recommended by members. The Pledgettes is an affiliate partner to Bookshop and may receive compensation for your purchases.

Simple Wealth: The Practical Guide to Transform Your Relationship with Money and Live in Abundance by Holly Morphew

Holly Morphew is a Colorado native and a wonderful human. In her book, Simple Wealth, she leans into the woo with money affirmations and balances that with actionable ways you can move and use your money to build wealth.

The Art of Money: A Life-Changing Guide to Financial Happiness by Bari Tessler

Another awesome Coloradan, Bari Tessler, focuses on money healing. If you have been avoiding your money, The Art of Money will provide you with a gentler approach. Many Financial Therapists have been inspired by Bari’s work. The Pledgettes Book Club will be discussing this book on April 16th. Use promo code TARRA for a free ticket!

Wallet Activism: How to Use Every Dollar You Spend, Earn, and Save as a Force for Change by Tanja Hester

I grew up with a family that taught me we are making choices with each dollar we have. We are choosing to spend it, invest it, donate it, save it, and avoid it (not recommended). In Wallet Activism, Tanja Hester asks big questions for you to be a more conscious consumer.

Invested: How I Learned to Master My Mind, My Fears, and My Money to Achieve Financial Freedom and Live a More Authentic Life by Danielle Town

Author Danielle Town spends a year learning how to invest from her father with a Warren Buffet-style approach to investing. You could even spend a year in Danielle’s shoes and read a chapter a month!

Get Good with Money: Ten Simple Steps to Becoming Financially Whole by Tiffany the Budgetnista Aliche

If you’re looking for a clear path to organize your money, pick up Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche’s book and workbook. Her process is actionable and approachable filled with a solid framework to be more intentional and purposeful on your financial journey.