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Managing Money At A Most Uncertain Time

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And now, two local voices from the world of personal finance share their perspectives during this pandemic.

Rebecca Brooks is a professional financial coach here in Chattanooga. She and her husband Dylan Pollock are the owners of R&D Financial Coaching. With the ongoing economic fallout from COVID-19, Rebecca told me in the past month that she’s been hearing from plenty of clients.


Cody Sims is a financial advisor with Ameriprise in the Chattanooga area. He told me in the past month about the unique financial circumstances that he’s seen women clients face over the years and now during this pandemic - the glass ceiling phenomenon, greater longevity and more.

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