Thanks to everyone who made to the very first HFHH of 2022 last week. A few of the big questions that seemed to be on nearly everyone’s mind – What do you do if your family won’t get their stuff together? What happens if you die without a will? … More Highlights of May’s High Functioning Happy Hour: What to do when your family won’t get a will?
Mother’s Day can be a complicated day for many and some would prefer to skip it entirely – we’re often remembering or missing someone close to us, or perhaps grieving the loss someone you never knew or are no longer speaking to. Motherhood and parenting is complicated, but getting our shit together for ourselves, our parents, our partners, our own own children is incredibly important to do … More May Nudge and Mother’s Day Newsletter
For everyone out there who is a mom, has a mom, or knows a mom – May means Spring, Mother’s Day and Mental Health Awareness month, all good reasons to get your shit together. The High Functioning Happy Hour (free) event is back and monthly courses and workshops cover the how-to information and essential end of life planning every family and household needs. … More Spring Events, New Workshops & Courses
Making big and often very hard decisions during a stressful and emotional situation adds more pain, suffering and confusion to what is already a terrible time.
When it comes to situations that might actually happen, it is tempting to simply hope for the best. However, hoping for the best is not a plan. You know this. So what happens if something happens? Let’s find out. … More Opinion: Catastrophe struck when my husband was killed. Here’s what I learned about creating a ‘what if’ plan
What do you think the answer is if you searched: “what happens when we die” – how popular do think that search is? Find out and hear Chanel’s personal story of “the loneliest google search in the world.”
“What can we learn about a culture from what they search online? BBC’s Ben Arogundade investigates what the most popular searches reveal about our approach to death, dating, and digital identity. … More Chanel Reynolds featured on the BBC World Service documentary, ‘The World According to Search’
Article in TheStreet by Jeanette Pavini: Since this is the time of year when many of us are taking stock of our paperwork as we close out 2021 and prepare for a more organized 2022, I wanted to help simplify things. I connected with Chanel Reynolds, for insight on how to organize and store important information and prepare for those “what-if” moments. … More TheStreet Interview: How to Prepare, Organize and Store Estate-Planning Documents
Chanel Reynolds is featured in Robin Hauser’s award winning documentary about women and money. The jury awarded the EDA Award for Best Female Directed Narrative Documentary to $AVVY. … More GYST Founder Featured in $AVVY, the Award-winning Documentary on Women and Money
I am so thrilled to announce my first book, WHAT MATTERS MOST: The Get Your Shit Together Guide to Wills, Money, Insurance and Life’s “What-If’s” is finally here! Not only the biggest, most essential guide to getting your shit together – is it the cumulative labor of love I’ve been working on for years. Years, my friends. It is the book I wanted to write. I hope it is the book you want to read, buy and share. It will be on the shelves on March 19th, but is available for pre-order now! … More Paperback is here! The Get Your Shit Together Guide to Wills, Money, Insurance and Life’s “What-Ifs”!
A devastating event will never be easy to live through, yet you can lessen the burden if you have a will, some contingency plans and a cash emergency fund so you don’t have to think through the details. Reynolds’ experience left her with plenty to say — and do — on the subject. … More CNBC: Almost no one has these three essential things you need in case of an emergency.
The Power of Raw, Honest Stories About Money. So, it’s not every day (or even year) you can say you’ve been quoted in the New York Times – and I even got to say, “whitey-tighty”, “systems of oppression”, and “none-thousand dollars.” It was an honor to sit at the table with Gaby Dunn, Vicki Robin … More New York Times Feature: ‘What Matters Most’ about Money
“There are a few simple things I wish I had taken care of before my life went sideways – like a will, life insurance, and some details jotted down.” … More What I wish I would have done: Before, after and always.
The phone call I’d been afraid was coming for the last few years recently came. I could barely hear my brother over the street noise telling me our dad had just died. We were surprised it happened so suddenly, we’d say frequently over the coming weeks. It was also a shock and huge relief how much easier it was this time. It was a night and day difference, I said to my mom. She agreed. … More My Parents Got Their Shit Together and it is Everything
Do You Have Your $@&% Together? Prepare for Life’s ‘What-Ifs’ with Chanel Reynolds Watch the video from ParentMap Live’s virtual talk by Chanel Reynolds recorded on December 1st 2021. Learn about the core tasks and steps every parent needs to take to get some basic plans in place and secure their peace of mind. From creating a … More Video: Chanel Reynolds Shares Top 5 Advice for Families at December 1st ParentMap Talk
Join us for this free event, Whether you’re the COO of your household or busy taking care of family members, living without a few plans in place can leave family members in gigantic financial, legal and logistical mess during life’s milestone or difficult moments, whether big or small. … More Chanel Reynolds speaking at the International Association of Women event on Nov 10th.