Award-winning financial journalist, Stacey Tisdale’s, Mind Money Media Inc. is producing a new digital video series and financial empowerment campaign called #CreditChronicles through its Wealth Wednesdays platform.The series is produced in partnership with Self, an innovative fintech company that helps people save money, build credit, and develop good financial habits.
“Fintech, and companies like Self, are truly proving to be the ‘great equalizers’ in the economy, providing solutions to all communities that most traditional financial service companies are not,” says Tisdale, President & CEO of Mind Money Media Inc.
#CreditChronicles, follows the lives of a married Millennial couple with a young child for 8 weeks, as they struggle to find their financial footing with the help of the Self app and a financial wellbeing coach from financial empowerment giant, Operation HOPE. The couple is burdened with over $100,000 in student loan and credit card debt.
“We look forward to helping shine a light on the credit and financial struggles faced by so many people in this country,” said James Garvey, founder and CEO at Self, “and hope that, by sharing one couple’s story, more people will be inspired to tackle their financial challenges and overcome them.”
“At HOPE we know firsthand the transformational impact that financial dignity has on the lives of individuals, and by extension, communities – it changes everything,” said Operation HOPE Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, John Hope Bryant. “We’re honored to help facilitate this family’s journey, confident that their empowerment will empower others to take ownership of their lives and create a secure financial future.
The video series will air on the media platforms of one of America’s most popular morning shows, iHeartMedia's The Breakfast Club, each Wednesday beginning March 4. It will be co-hosted by Tisdale and Breakfast Club, Wealth Wednesdays co-host, Angela Yee.
#CreditChronicles will also be supported by a national social media campaign by iHeartMedia's The Breakfast Club, and Power 105.1 FM, building community with millions around the series, teaching them habits that will lead to financial wellness. The series will be co-hosted by Tisdale and Breakfast Club, Wealth Wednesdays co-host, Angela Yee.
“Stacey and I have been working hard to identify resources for our audience that can provide them with solutions and support given the new realities of the economy. We fell in love with the Self app and the company’s mission,” says Yee.
Tisdale’s Mind Money Media will also give one lucky audience winner $5,000 to use towards their financial goals at the series conclusion on April 22! Go to Power1051fm.com for contest details.
“The goal is teach our audience how to navigate the financial, psychological, and emotional challenges that come with financial stress, and teach them how to make better decisions while maintaining their dignity…A journey no one should go on alone,” says Tisdale.
To learn more about Self and how you can build credit while saving money visit Self.