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In many immigrant households, money isn’t often a topic of discussion, so financial education can be minimal—especially when a family is just trying to survive the day-to-day. Despite being the largest minority group in the United States, the Latino community still faces cultural and systemic barriers that prevent them from building wealth. As a first-generation Latina, Jannese Torres, award-winning money expert, educator, and podcaster, knows these unique challenges well. She set out to pursue the traditional American Dream, becoming the first woman in her family to graduate from college, climb the corporate ladder, and secure the six-figure paycheck, only to find herself miserable and unfulfilled. She soon realized that everything she’d been taught about money and success wasn’t as it seemed. After discovering the true meaning of wealth, Torres resolved to pave her own path, leaving the life she was told she should want for one of entrepreneurship, autonomy, and financial freedom.
In Financially Lit! Torres offers you culturally relevant and relatable personal finance advice that will allow you to finally feel seen, heard, and understood. Whether it’s the guilt you feel from being the first person to “make it” while members of your family are still struggling, or the way financial trauma manifests itself in negative and limiting beliefs around money, Torres is here to guide you through it all.
With the warmth and no-nonsense wisdom of someone who’s been there before, Torres will teach you how to:
- set boundaries with your dinero
- protect yourself from financial abuse
- navigate the complicated relationship between amor and money
- invest like a white dude—or better!
With Financially Lit! at your side, you’ll harness the powerful ways money can be used to create the life of your dreams, and be empowered to step into financial freedom.
"Raw. Real. Relatable. For every Latina who has ever wanted more but was told to settle for less. In Financially Lit! Jannese takes you on a healing journey where generational poverty ends with you and a new legacy of wealthy Latinas is birthed through you!"Rachel Luna, Best Selling Author of Permission to Offend: The Compassionate Guide for Living Unfiltered & Unafraid
“In a world where the financial landscape can be daunting, especially for women and minorities, this book stands as a beacon of hope and a practical, step-by-step guide to mastering your money. Financially Lit! is more than a guide; it's a movement. Prepare to be inspired, educated, and motivated.”Jamila Souffrant, author of Your Journey to Financial Freedom and host of the Journey to Launch Podcast
"Financially Lit is the comprehensive money guide you need to finally get your dinero right!”Giovanna Gonzalez, Author of Cultura & Cash and Founder of The First Gen Mentor
"Financially Lit! is the book our community has been waiting for! Beyond the basic money principles, it dives deep into essential topics like entrepreneurship and financial independence, illuminating the path to economic freedom and success. It even covers topics we're often hesitant to discuss—like estate planning and financial abuse. This book is bold, honest, and a true game-changer!"Cindy Zuniga-Sanchez, author, speaker, and founder of Zero-Based Budget Coaching LLC
“Financially Lit! is the complete guide that takes you from surviving to thriving."Linda Garcia author of Wealth Warrior and Founder of In Luz We Trust
“An empowering roadmap to financial freedom that speaks directly to the heart and soul of every modern Latina. This book is not just a guide; it's a revolution, a declaration that financial prowess knows no gender or cultural bounds.”Erika Cramer, author of Confidence Feels Like Shit
“Jannese Torres has written the “go-to, can-do” manifesto to start today, and light the fire of all things financial in a step by step, accessible and understandable way. What are you waiting for? Go get the dinero, it’s ok!”Nely Galan, New York Times Bestselling author of Self Made: Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant and Rich in Every Way
"Jannese's voice is what I've been waiting for! She brings so much to the table…not only does she drop knowledge on every page, she does it with wit, humor and effortless badassery. I can't wait to gift this to everyone I know.”Mandi Woodruff- Santos, Founder, MandiMoney Makers™ Career Coaching Academy, Co-host, Brown Ambition Podcast
- On Sale
- Apr 30, 2024
- Page Count
- 336 pages