Episode 72: When She Makes More Than Her Husband – with Jennifer Barrett

5 Shares
This post may contain affiliate links or links from our sponsors. Read our disclosure policy here.

 

My Guest on the Show…

 

Jennifer Barrett is the Chief Education Officer for Acorns and the Editor in Chief for Grow.

Jennifer is incredibly smart, knows how to move up the ranks in business, and is a high-income earner. In fact, for the past 8 years she has been the primary breadwinner of their family of four.

And it’s been a struggle.

I asked Jennifer to come on the show to share her struggles with being a full-time working mom and how she had to make that pivot in life to start thinking like a breadwinner.

 

Are you enjoying the podcast?

If you do, would you be willing to leave a review for the show here? The more reviews the podcast receives, the more people will learn about it!

The Money Peach Podcast is brought to you by my #1 online program for showing you how to budget, how much to save, how to manage your debt payoff, when to save for retirement, what to teach your kids about money, and how to build a legacy to last beyond your lifetime.

If you find yourself continuing to live paycheck-to-paycheck and wondering where all the money went at the end of the month, it’s time to finally make a positive change. Welcome to the class they forgot to teach you about money – Awesome Money Course.

Mentioned in this Episode


Acorns

Grow

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less by Tiffany Dufu

 

Show Notes


Welcome Jennifer [1:54]

A little bit about Acorns [3:57]

New Acorns products for 2018 [5:22]

Jennifer’s childhood and background [8:00]

Where her career started [10:00]

“Say yes and figure it out later” [12:41]

Jennifer’s experience with career transitions [14:22]

When she became the breadwinner [15:43]

The statistics of female breadwinners [16:37]

Why women are becoming the breadwinners [17:53]

The emotions behind women being breadwinners [19:57]

How it looks for Jennifer to be the breadwinner in her family [20:49]

How Jennifer doubled her income [23:15]

Why freelancing is hard [27:57]

What it felt like to be the breadwinner [30:00]

How Chris feels about his wife making more [34:57]

Jennifer’s life-changing conversation with her dad [37:45]

Throwing out all the rules [40:30]


5 Shares
0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *