From College Student to Financial Independence Coach

What a Difference a Year Makes! In just one year, MFF Fellow (and former Intern) Trent Remillard has gone from working hard as a college student to launching his career as a personal financial advisor with a national lending institution. We recently caught up with Trent to learn more about his exciting journey and are […]

An MFF Fellow “Qreates” a New Business

By: Tori Berube, MFF Director of Marketing & Outreach One of the things an entrepreneur is most likely to tell you is they are passionate about their business. For some, this “passion” may mean that their business doesn’t actually feel like “work.” For some, the “passion” may mean taking a hobby and turning it into […]

Beginning Anew – Martha’s Story

It has been quite a busy few months for one of our newest MFF Fellows, Martha Lusk. Martha, a resident of Venice, FL, became an MFF Fellow in the winter of 2020 by completing our Standards of Financial Literacy ISFL) course. In June 2020, she became the Secretary and Treasurer of Venice Asset Group LLC, […]

Internships: A Practical Way to Gain Experience and Improve Your Marketability

Griffin Dunaway

By: Griffin Dunaway, MFF Fellow & MFF Board Member Internships are by far the best tool for someone to use when wanting to break into a field or industry. The real-world experience, professional connections and deeper knowledge internships can provide are crucial, especially in today’s hyper-competitive job market.  Leaning on my own personal experience with […]

Magnolia Manor Becomes a Reality

By: Tori Berube, Director of Marketing & Outreach In today’s blog, we share an incredible update from MFF Fellow Morgan on her project, “Under the Shade of a Magnolia Tree.” In July 2020, Morgan shared how she was learning to manage the purchase and rehabilitation of her first investment property. Morgan recognized this project was an opportunity for […]

An MFF Fellow Continues His Personal Growth

By: Tori Berube, Marketing & Outreach We encourage our MFF Fellows (those who have successfully completed our Standards of Financial Literacy (SFL) curriculum) to continue their personal learning and growth in ways that are meaningful for them as individuals. Parker M. of Spartanburg, SC took this concept and has run with it, as he has […]

MFF Is All About the Experience

MFF Founder Peter Morgan with MFF Fellows

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations WALK YOUR TALK Back in August of 2019, I joined the Morgan Franklin Fellowship Team. It was exciting to be a part of a small team that had a strong mission to provide many with the opportunity to become financially independent. What I did not know when I […]

Power of “No”

By: Lyndsey Ducharme, MFF Fellow & Mom of Twins “No” is such a strong word. I am discovering it is a very powerful tool when it comes to thinking about money and investing. Not all investment opportunities are right for me and my family, and it’s okay to say no to them. Actually, it’s a […]

Trent Remillard’s Summer Capstone

By: Trent Remillard, MFF Fellow and MFF Bookkeeper My name is Trent Remillard. I am a senior in college at Bryant University and a double major in finance and economics. I have been a part of the Morgan Franklin Fellowship program from its early stages, and in many ways, I have grown with MFF as […]

The Journey to Financial Independence

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations EVERYONE HAS TO START SOMEWHERE Often, we look to others and the outward appearance they portray that they have it all figured out. Much of the time, they do not have it all figured out. Those that are doing well have likely figured out how to navigate the […]