[Top Article] Opinion: Catastrophe struck when my husband was killed. Here’s what I learned about creating a ‘what if’ plan

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. … More [Top Article] Opinion: Catastrophe struck when my husband was killed. Here’s what I learned about creating a ‘what if’ plan

Please join me for this In-person Weekend Workshop in Seattle, WA on January 21st!

Financial statements, wills, health care directives – we all have dozens of documents in files, on our hard drive, or in the cloud – but can you access them quickly?

Please join me for this IRL weekend workshop to get our shit together – together! You will get organized, save time, stress, money and make meaningful progress on your goals and todo list. … More Please join me for this In-person Weekend Workshop in Seattle, WA on January 21st!

GYST January Update: Your Monthly Nudge with Love & Must-Do To-Do List

It’s a brand new year and as we step into 2023 with fingers crossed, good intentions and whether you’re stack-ranking resolutions or have resolved to never make them – here’s to kicking off a new year with all the thoughtfulness, kindness, abundance, awesomeness and sparkling bad-ass-ery that we can muster. … More GYST January Update: Your Monthly Nudge with Love & Must-Do To-Do List

Father’s Day Weekend: My Parents Got Their Shit Together Before My Dad Died. It Means Everything.

Father’s Day Weekend often focuses on the celebratory side with BBQs ads for ‘handy’ gifts – but we are also missing Dad’s we recently lost or perhaps never had.

Getting Our Sh*t Together means a new kind of important to me now. … More Father’s Day Weekend: My Parents Got Their Shit Together Before My Dad Died. It Means Everything.

May Nudge and Mother’s Day Newsletter

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

Chanel Reynolds featured on the BBC World Service documentary, ‘The World According to Search’

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’

TheStreet Interview: How to Prepare, Organize and Store Estate-Planning Documents

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

Paperback is here! The Get Your Shit Together Guide to Wills, Money, Insurance and Life’s “What-Ifs”!

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”!

CNBC: Almost no one has these three essential things you need in case of an emergency.

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.

New York Times Feature: ‘What Matters Most’ about Money

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

The High Functioning Happy Hour

Over the years I’ve had so many great questions and conversations with you – thank you. A few questions are on many people’s minds and todo lists so join us for the next Happy Hour on Thursday, April 20th and figure out where to start. Happy Hours free are to attend but RSVP is required.

Get ready for questions like, “What do you do if your family won’t get their stuff together?” or “What happens if you die without a will?” … More The High Functioning Happy Hour