These parents are providing personal experiences and sharing genuine open letters to enlighten their children and next generations toward a life free of financial hardships. Real people share legit stories about their own financial successes and failures. These contributions provide heartfelt advice, education, and analysis to help others attain a level of financial literacy that can assist in the ultimate goal…finding true happiness.
Parents Contributing Open Letters to the Next Generation
Kylven Ross is the founder and primary contributor of theFIway.com. He has been married for 17 years and is father to a son and daughter living in New England. He went from less than $10 an hour to a six figure salary in just 3 years. Professional accomplishments include a bachelor’s degree and leading industry certifications in the field of Information Security. He has spent the last 18 years working in U.S. Defense, Law Enforcement and the Military. He has been recognized throughout industry by receiving the most prestigious award in the field beating a competition pool of over 13,000.
Kylven discovered the concept of Financial Independence during a rather stressful year in the compliance space. After fully absorbing the benefits of FI, he has since committed to turning his household’s finances in the right direction. He and his wife went from a 10% to 35% savings rate since the discovery and is now on track to retire by 50.
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Better known as the Budgetnista, Tiff is a financial educator based out of New Jersey that leverages various forms of media to reach millions of people with her message. After falling $300,000 in debt by 32, She climbed her way out and achieved a 7 figure net worth by age 38. Tiffany has published numerous award winning books and courses helping women accomplish their own financial goals.
An ex hedge fund investment manager who made a major life decision to choose family over a Wall Street Salary. She’s a full-time blogger, finance writer, aspiring homesteader, and Potterhead living in Connecticut with her husband, two young boys, and puppy. Chelsea is dedicated to helping families understand their finances.
Keke Dixon is single mother with two children, ages 24 and 13. She has a BA in Mass Communications and Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations. She manages the lifestyle site "FreeandForMe.org" . Got Milk honored her as a Better Future Mom and one of the most influential influencers.
Ava Hasbrook is a mother of 3 children who has been married for 5 years currently living in New Mexico. Her professional accomplishments include 5 years in banking as well as an MBA. Ava currently works part time as she is spending more time with her kids and working on her next business venture in social media marketing and guiding others to ﬁnancial independence.
Trippe is a 67 year old married father of a Millennial daughter. He retired from the U.S. Government after serving as a financial analyst with a B.A. in European history, and an M.B.A with accounting concentration. He grew up on farm, played in top 40 rock bands, backpacked around Europe for two summers, and now finds himself blogging about retirement issues.
A 24-year investing enthusiast with experience in real estate, startups, cryptocurrency, stocks, and option trading. He currently is Head of Content at Clever Real Estate. Previously, Trevor interned for J.P. Morgan in their Asset Management division and graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia.