Nurses’ Personal Finances 2021: What you need to know!

January 4, 2021
Hosted by Leanne Meier, BSN, RN

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Episode Description

2021 is a NEW Year and New Economic landscape. Nurses have been hit hard in some Countries, States & Counties and others have been working overtime without days off. My own experience was I knew next to nothing about managing my finances except: “Save as much as you can!” I put it in a bank savings account for years. Then I discovered Universal Life Insurance & was able to borrow from it to finance 4 houses & 6 cars. Next was stocks, bonds and more. My Guest, Dan Dorval is President and CEO of Dorval & Chorne Financial Advisors. He has been working with the MN Nurses Association (MNA) nurses teaching and advising about finances for many years and thousands of clients. He understands the issues they face and the misunderstandings with their employers regarding wages and benefits. He has been an integral partner in the helping services the MNA has been able to offer its members. Call in with questions: 866-472-5792. Join us on January 4, 2021 at 1 PM ET/12 N CT/10 AM PT

Once a Nurse, Always a Nurse

Once a Nurse, Always a Nurse

Monday at 10 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel

There are SO many issues in healthcare that impact medical/nursing providers and patients alike, but each of them may not see the connections to themselves. This show will be a forum for nurses to tell stories about their own experiences, whether professional or family-focused and guests will inspire conversation on health and nursing-related topics. Issues will vary from communication in healthcare to current issues, such as nurse/patient ratios, dealing with conflict, how to create cooperative workplaces, speed-reading people, as nursing strikes and much more. Government policies are creating a major shift for all healthcare providers as well as their patients. We, as nurses, will be creating the future healthcare paradigms as we move forward, becoming a crucial part of the solutions. “Once a Nurse, Always a Nurse: Exploring the World of Nursing” is broadcast live every Monday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica’s Health and Wellness Channel.

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Leanne Meier, BSN, RN

Leanne Meier, BSN, RN

Leanne Meier has worked for forty years as an RN on a variety of hospital units including ICU, Hospice, Med/Surg, Obstetrics and Education Department. She worked with a team to opened the first Single-room Maternity Care in St. Paul, Minnesota. She also managed Labor and Delivery-Post Partum for five years. She was a Human Resources Recruiter coordinating the advertising for open positions of four hospital sites for five years. Leanne led a team during a closure of two hospitals and managed information classes, assisted with placement of laid off workers and fought for fair and respectful treatment of employees while working closely with the State of Minnesota Services. Leanne has also served as a trainer for 15 years with Talent Development researching, designing and training specialized programs. Leanne’s extensive experience includes 17 years of management experience teaching staff how to deal with conflict resolution. She also consulted with mediated conflicts between managers, employees, teams and individuals. She graduated from St. Luke’s Nursing in Duluth in 1976, and completed her BSN at Metro State University in 1997. Leanne attended Hamline University in St. Paul for two years toward a Masters in Writing. She also completed a program with “The Coaches Training Institute” for Personal Coaching. She opened her own business to do classes for the community and currently teaches an RN Refresher course for ten weeks, three times a year, which she has done since 2014.

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