Just Say Yes! to New Opportunities – MFF’s Save Invest Grow Podcast Series

In MFF’s new podcast series “Save Invest Grow” we explore topics that impact everyday life with a financial twist. In this first episode, the day we decided to do a podcast, Steve, Mike and Judi, hit to record button and just said YES to podcasting. Listen to our musing about the opportunities just saying YES! […]

An MFF Fellow’s Story: From Recovery to Entrepreneur

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      In this enlightening and engaging conversation, MFF Fellows Brandon Turner and Steve Spain discuss Brandon’s journey from recovery to financial coaching and becoming an entrepreneur. Brandon, an author and a financial independence coach, recently left his full-time job to launch a successful home painting business (with just word-of-mouth referrals!). Brandon and Steve […]

Soft Skills: Tools for Your Success

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Did you know many recent studies are suggesting that by 2025, complex problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity, people management and emotional intelligence would be among the most important skills required in the workplace?  Another study of hiring leaders found soft skills are an “essential” or “very important” element when making hiring decisions. What’s even more interesting […]

“A Teacher to All:” MFF Founder Peter Morgan

Morgan Franklin Fellowship Foundation (MFF) founder Peter Morgan has a deep desire to promote civic virtue. Illustrated through his passion to teach people about money and how it works, Peter is driven to show how this knowledge can forever change the trajectory of someone’s life. In the latest installment of our “Coffee and Conversation” series, Peter shares the story behind creating his legacy – Morgan Franklin Fellowship (MFF).

How to Construct a Story

By: Tori Berube, Director of Marketing & Outreach Everyone has to tell a story sometime. Maybe it’s a formal business presentation to a customer. Maybe it’s pitching an idea to business colleagues or a supervisor. Maybe it’s a school assignment or report. Maybe, if you are a Morgan Franklin Fellowship Fellow, it’s the presentation for […]

Coffee & Conversation: A Lifelong Love of Learning

By: Tori Berube, MFF Marketing & Outreach “Learn something today that you can use tomorrow.” This is Morgan Franklin Fellowship Foundation (MFF) Executive Director Judi Window’s philosophy when it comes to learning. David Tirrell-Wysocki is the former executive director for the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications and a contributing writer for Fiddlehead, a publication […]

I Thought I Knew Everything About LinkedIn Until I Attended This Webinar

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By: Tori Berube, MFF Volunteer Have you ever thought you might know everything there is to know about a certain topic (software, platform, etc.)? From time-to-time, I think we all do. Sometimes it is helpful to take a moment and take a “refresher” course on a topic as a way to improve both your personal […]

Workplace Success Stories – What You Can Learn from Others

By: Morgan Franklin Fellowship As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it is abundantly clear to see how today’s workplace has radically changed. From how, when and where employees work to the skills and experience employers need for employees to possess, it is a different world when it comes to being successful in the workplace. We know […]

Earning Income in a Changing World: Thursday July 16

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations NO ONE PLANNED FOR THIS The pandemic has already reshaped the landscape in the short term as a health crisis. It has and will continue to reshape the landscape in the longer term. A serious economic crisis may carry on for what could be years, or even a […]

Professional Networking During and After the Coronavirus

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations June 1, 2020   The Pandemic and the Pivot It is not new anymore. The pandemic has reshaped all of our lives in a big way. As of May 29, 2020, more than 21 million people in the United States have continued to apply for unemployment. Many have […]