Colette Coleman headshot
Colette Coleman headshot

Colette Coleman

Colette is an accomplished writer and strategist passionate about educating people on how to be empowered in their financial lives. She began her career on Wall Street and then moved on to teaching and technology. Her writing focuses on issues of equity, social justice, wellness, finance, and personal growth, and has appeared in Real Simple, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, and other publications. She's currently working on a book about her experiences in K-12 education.

Former Teach For America middle school teacher
Studied yoga and meditation for over 20 years and got her teaching certification from Sri Dharma Mittra in 2011
I funded my retirement with a gap year: 12 solid months without fine dining, socializing, or vacationing, during which I focused only on accumulating a solid base of retirement cash.