Hi there, I'm Lauren.

I'll show you how to get out of debt and manage your money with biblical principles and practical solutions. After saving $30,000 for graduate school (on a teacher's salary), I began helping friends and family to master their budgets and achieve their goals. This turned into my full-time passion, and today I have the privilege of coaching couples and individuals to attain financial wellness. 
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Lauren has helped me tremendously with organizing my finances, helping me develop confidence that I can control my spending habits, and has kept me accountable to my goals of being debt-free and using cash for purchases. I highly recommend working with Lauren if you are looking for support with managing your financial world." - Keith W. '
In two months I've paid off $5300 of student loans and saved $1000 for an emergency fund. I value Lauren's coaching method very much. She's thorough, non-judgmental, and understanding. - Kate S. 
We came to Lauren with three top financial goals: home ownership, paying off student loans, and increasing income. Lauren prepared specifically for our visit, providing tailor-made recommendations for how we might best address our fiscal challenges and still achieve our goals. She rightly encouraged us to pay off our student loan debt before taking on more debt, such as a mortgage. What separates Lauren from other financial coaches is her honesty, humility, and genuine commitment to her clients’ financial well-being. We left our first meeting with Lauren feeling encouraged by the possibility of being debt-free and excited about our financial future.” - Jason and Holly R. 

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