Episode 4

Published on:

24th Nov 2020

The Smart Money Gal - GoFundMe is NOT Life Insurance

The GoFundMe platform has exploded with popularity over the last few years, with numerous individuals raising millions of dollars for charitable causes, educational payments, financially helping loved ones, etc. While the essence of this platform is in fact positive, it's important for those to not rely on it.

In this episode, Jennifer sheds light on the GoFundMe fundraising website and why it shouldn't be utilized for a few specific reasons. Through a personal story with GoFundMe, Jennifer explains how some can mistakingly utilize this service as a form of life insurance.

Tune in and allow The Smart Money Gal to share her experiences with GoFundMe and shed some light on how to correctly deal with life insurance based on your budget.


02:28 - Jennifer recounts a very personal story to explain the importance of life insurance and planning for the future

12:40 - You don't buy life insurance for yourself...

14:34 - Jennifer talks through the three main reasons everyone should carry a life insurance policy

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About the Podcast

The Smart Money Gal
Develop a healthy and empowered relationship with your money
Jennifer Perri, a.k.a. ” The Smart Money Gal”, is a Holistic Money Coach, Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) and Best-Selling Author with over 15 years of industry experience. Jennifer helps women transition from trauma to triumph and develop a healthy and empowered relationship with money. This will equip them will the confidence and tools necessary to make smart financial decisions for themselves and their families. She has been cited for her knowledge and has appeared on sources such as ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, The Boston Globe, Newsweek, Fortune and Forbes.

In addition to her hands-on work in the field with clients, she was a contributor to the Amazon bestselling book, “Dare to Succeed” with Jack Canfield, creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Some of her other works have been featured in Little Pink Book, Wall Street Select, Huffington Post, Newsweek and various other circulations.

Join Jennifer each episode as she tackles the complicated conversations surrounding our personal wealth.