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Financial Coaching

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Financial Coaching

fə-ˈnan(t)-shəl \ ˈkō- chiŋ

Financial coaching is the process of working with a trained professional who collaborates with and guides their clients to reach their financial goals.

The process is personalized and non-judgmental. Financial coaches provide encouragement, support, and advice to help people make informed decisions and improve their financial situation. But not all financial coaches are alike; some, like ours, are elite.

I can now say I’m done dealing with paperwork and have the confidence that my future is secure financially. I highly recommend Wings for Widows to every widow, regardless of financial circumstances. In a time of overwhelming grief, it’s such a comfort to have help dealing with the necessary parts of life.

Cindy K., Lakeville MN

The Standard of Excellence.

Our financial coaches are licensed financial advisors, and all have earned their CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ credentials.

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification is the standard of excellence in financial planning. CFP® professionals meet rigorous education, training, and ethical standards, and are committed to serving your best interests at all times. Visit here to learn more.

Our process matches pro bono CFP® coaches from around the country with new widows. All coaching is virtual, which allows trusted family members or friends to join you. All services are offered pro bono – you will never be charged for financial coaching.

Wings for Widows is a wonderful organization for anyone going through a loss of a spouse. They are compassionate, caring and know how to address any type of situation. Response to answering questions, putting someone at ease and just coaching for what's ahead. Whether you know exactly what is needed or need a boost they are the ones to help and guide you... My coach Melissa was great!

Kari T., Prosper TX

The Benefits of One-on-One Financial Coaching.

  • Feel a sense of accomplishment

  • Have less anxiety

  • Feel more in control of your financial situation

  • Improve your creditworthiness

  • Be prepared for financial emergencies

  • Avoid legal problems

  • Have a clearer picture of the future

  • Avoid making bad financial decisions

  • Feel confident that your family is protected

  • Understand your financial goals and priorities

Your Success Story Starts with a Coach.

The Medical Bill

The Medical Bill
Jo lost Kyle on April 19, 2018. A year later Jo discovered Wings for Widows and decided to reach out ...

The Missing Loot

The Missing Loot
Linda lost Greg on December 20, 2018. A year earlier he had received an inheritance of $63,000. Linda wasn’t sure ...

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home
Doris and Martin* were married for more than 60 years. He was 85 years old when he died unexpectedly. Martin ...

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At a time when I was very anxious about what I should be doing to get on the right financial track, Wings for Widows came alongside me. They listened to my concerns and questions and helped me prioritize what needed to be done. My financial counselor was very empathetic and sensitive and did not overwhelm me. It felt like she was a friend from the first time we met. I am very thankful Wings for Widows was there - it was a safety net for me.

Gail R., Fridley MN

Take The First Step.

Complete our Financial Wellness Check

What’s your score? In just a few minutes you’ll have a better idea of your current financial situation.

Meet with our FinancialCare Team

Schedule a brief meeting with one of our team members to review your Financial Wellness Check results and answer questions about our services.

Ask a Coach a Question

Not sure if coaching is right for you, but still have a question you need help with?  A coach will reply to you within 48 hours.