How are those financial abs? Are you financially fit? Michelle Gershfeld of Get Financially Fit is your financial trainer, and our guest for Episode 78 of Financial Poise Radio. Find out what Michelle means by the tenet "Pay yourself first!" Learn how our attitudes need to be adjusted to improve our relationship with money. And Michelle knows, in part from a career as counsel to chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees.
Learn more about Michelle Gershfeld here.
About Michelle Gershfeld
Michelle Gershfeld has spent nearly 30 years as a lawyer, specializing in bankruptcy law. She began her career in 1989 at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy, LLP, and later joined David Kittay’s law firm, first in Manhattan and then in Westchester County, and found her niche specializing in bankruptcy law.
Gershfeld has been the firm’s managing partner since 2000. She has represented bankruptcy trustees and clients in more than 20,000 cases. As an Accredited Financial Counselor and Financial Fitness Coach, she is an active member of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE), the nationally recognized leader in financial counseling and education.
Bridging the two fields of law and financial counseling, Gershfeld uses her skills as a speaker and published writer to help clients on the road toward financial security. Soon, she will regularly share her strategies with Financial Poise readers in a new column called “Get Financially Fit,” dedicated to the idea that your financial success starts with managing your money.