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About Financially Strong Latina®

Since its inception in 2021, Financially Strong Latina® has been the go-to space for Latinas seeking financial freedom and knowledge. Our mission is clear: to provide culturally relevant and engaging financial education, delivered by personal finance experts from the heart of the Latino community.


This year, we're thrilled to present an inspiring lineup of topics designed to transform your financial future:

  • -Healing Wounds While Embracing Our Money Stories: Discover the power of personal stories in revealing the impact of financial choices, empowering a warrior mindset, and healing money wounds to shape a brighter financial future.
  • -Budgeting and Self-Care: Embrace budgeting, develop habits, and prioritize self-care for financial well-being.
  • -Navigating Debt and Mental Health: Navigate debt while considering mental health and break the taboo surrounding these conversations.
  • -Increasing Your Investing Wisdom and Grow Your Wealth: Hear answers to the most frequently asked questions from a Certified Financial Planner!
  • -Side Hustles and Extra Income: Explore the role of side hustles, when to consider them, planning for increased income, and practical examples of side hustle choices.


  1. -A kickoff session on November 1st to start us off strong and set the tone for the event
  2. -Weekly 10-minute videos delivered to your inbox throughout the month of November so you can learn and go 
  3. -A pop-up community on Facebook to connect with other Latinas 
  4. -Learn from financial experts and speakers that look like you and get you
  5. -A digital workbook that will help you fully immerse yourself in learning all you can (AND be eligible to win a prize)!

Finish 2023 off strong and join us for Financially Strong Latina®.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn, connect, and thrive.

Get registered now (it is FREE) and watch the first session.

We can't wait to see you there!



Jen Hemphill

AFC®, Award-winning podcaster, Author, and Speaker


Jen Hemphill is an award-winning podcaster, AFC® (Accredited Financial Counselor), author, and speaker.

Her mission is to help Latinas be more confident and simplify their finances they can save more, get out of debt quicker, and build wealth!You can witness her mission in action through her podcast Her Dinero Matters and annual event Financially Strong Latina®.



Linda Garcia

Chief Warrior of In Luz We Trust 


A Cali native and proud Latina, Linda Garcia spent 17 years working in the TV and film industry helping well-recognized TV networks, movie studios, and streaming services build programming for the U.S. Hispanic market.

In 2019, after relocating to Dallas, Linda’s spiritual journey led her to what she considers her life’s purpose: to help the Latinx community heal the generational money wounds that prevent them from achieving wealth. In 2020, at the height of the pandemic, Linda launched her first stock market course for beginners which includes 10 years of her experience in learning about the stock market. She created a rapidly growing community of Latine investors on Patreon and Instagram known as In Luz We Trust™️. Today Linda is a published children’s book author, a self-made business owner, and a guiding Luz for thousands of people of color who are looking to break free from limiting and toxic money mentalities. Linda’s book, ‘Wealth Warrior’, is set to be released on April 11, 2023.


Torres - Haddad

MPA, Financially Savvy Latina, Investor, Podcaster

about Natalie

She is an international award winning author, best seller, financial literacy educator and bilingual podcast cohost of Financially Savvy in 20 Minutes. Her expertise has been featured in LA Times, Huffington Post, and many news outlets such as Univision, Telemundo, NBC, ABC and Fox.

Forbes April 2020 Issue featured her as the "Trailblazer for financial literacy and mental health advocate".

A two time TEDx speaker known for her talk “The foreign language of financial literacy” and "The confidence Gap". 

Some of her videos have received over a million views and is a sought out keynote speaker all over the country as a financial literacy and mental health advocate. A first generation college graduate from CSULB, in Finance and International Business with a Masters from CSUN, she focuses on helping those with debt and working toward financial independence with her business Financially Savvy Latina with a series of books and bilingual content creation.  Her first co-written children's book in 2020 Made the #1 best seller on Amazon: "A dress to remember" based on the nonprofit LA's Prom Closet she had for several years.

Born in El Salvador, and raised in Inglewood she quickly understood that the lack of financial literacy limits her community of basic human rights and equality in resources. She started investing in real estate at age 24 and began her career advocating for financial literacy after buying and selling several investments. After graduate school she found herself in over $40,000 in student debt.  She not only found a way to pay it off but has taught thousands of college grads how to pay off their debt.  She teaches the value of good debt or bad debt and the power of financial leverage.  

Andrea Rotondo

Bookkeeper | Speaker


After spending a few years at home with her little ones as a military family, Andrea was ready to start something new. Her background in Psychology, volunteer work, and first-hand experience with frustrating accounting processes gave her the direction she needed. Paired with a desire to help others in a meaningful way, she merged both worlds: numbers and emotions.  This is when Liquid Cents Bookkeeping was born. Her method is to simplify bookkeeping processes and amplify the results so that business owners can understand their numbers without fear.

Rita Soledad 


Money and Self-care Coach


Rita-Soledad Fernández Paulino is a Queer Mexican-American, former math teacher turned self-care & money coach. As the CEO of Wealth Para Todos, Soledad is determined to make sure more BIPOC, women, and LGBTQ+ folk learn how to self-care themselves to financial independence so they can work because they want to, not because they have to. Through their coaching programs, weekly newsletter and engaging social media content on Instagram, Threads and LinkedIn, they teach people how to create and follow a financial plan that prioritizes self-care and puts them on track to becoming work optional.

Nestor Vargas

Latino Financial Advisor |CFP®


He worked for one of the largest financial organizations for eight years. The firm spent more time teaching us sales tactics than helping us become more competent financial advisors. He separated from the company to change that.In 2018, He launched Green Mountain Planning. He delivers highly efficient strategies to help you reduce taxes, invest smarter, and retire early.His biggest passion at the moment is ensuring he provides the resources necessary for the Latino community to get more involved with improving their finances by using the stock market.When he is not geeking out on financial information, you can find him traveling across the U.S. in our RV with his family, catching a Nugget’s game, or at a music show.


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Segovia Bedon 

Sr. Audience Manager, ODEI


Karina Hertz

Sr. Director of Strategic Communications




Watch Immediately After Registering

- Kick off of Financially Strong Latina® 2023

Host & Moderator: Jen Hemphill

Speaker: Linda Garcia

 -From Tacos de Papa to Wealth Warrior

Week of November 6th

- How to Embrace, Empower, and Elevate Your Financial Well-Being

Speaker: Soledad Fernandez

- Navigating Debt and Mental Health

Speaker: Natalie Torres-Haddad

Week of November 13th

-Smart Investment Choices, Tax Savings, and Late-Life Retirement Planning

Speaker: Nestor Vargas

-Elevating Your Earnings with Side-Hustles and What Not to Ignore

Speakers: Soledad Fernandez and Natalie Torres-Haddad

Week of November 20th

-How to Take Care of that Extra Money. You Have Earned (and Mistakes to Avoid)

Speaker: Andrea Rotondo

Week of November 27th

-Optimizing Extra Income: Strategies for Smart Financial Growth and Tax Management

Speaker: Nestor Vargas


Will this event be recorded?

Yes, but for our kick off we encourage you to be there in person! It is more fun to learn with others and we will be there in the chat to answer your questions.

Is the event in English or Spanish?

The event is primarily in English, but not to worry we will be providing some resources en español.

Is this event just for Latinas?

While the content is catered to Latinas, we do welcome anyone. We won't refuse anyone based on gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, race, ethnicity, national origin (citizenship status), religious preference, phew that is a long list! Bottomline, you are welcome!

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Sponsor Disclaimer: “This is not an AARP hosted event, however, as event sponsor, AARP always recommends that you consult your financial/tax advisor or lawyer for advice regarding your personal situation.” 



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