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Do you have an idea that you believe would make a good business? Concerned about how and where to get started? Or are you in business and may be considering bankruptcy? Perhaps you’re in business and are trying to recover from bankruptcy?

Welcome to Financial 1st Aid hosted by Vera McCoy. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or an investor who’s wanting to start a business or considering bankruptcy, Financial 1st Aid is here to help you move in the right direction – from idea to development to implementation!

A business owner and practicing attorney focusing on real estate and bankruptcy, Vera McCoy provides legal counseling and services regarding real estate and bankruptcy, as well as contract preparation and review, evictions, foreclosure, short sales, and property management and maintenance.

Starting a business is no walk in the park. Even with the grandest ideas, you still need the knowledge and know-how to actually build it, especially when you’re building it from scratch. You don’t want to invest all that hard-earned money on something that would someday be taken from you or crumble to the ground.

Here on Financial 1st Aid, we’ll guide you on how to build your business empire from the ground up. Discover actionable steps from refining your idea and building your team to choosing your vendors, branding yourself, and so much more!

We always hope for the best when we start building our business empire. And even when we have the drive, the resources, and a fool-proof business plan, unpredictable things like the pandemic could pull the rug from under your feet. When the chips are down and the push comes to shove, the hardest decision we’ll ever make is having to declare bankruptcy. Even then, it’s not the end of the world. You can still recover if you know how!

Join Vera McCoy here on Financial 1st Aid today! Move from bankrupt to abundance as Vera shows you how to start your business smartly and recover from bankruptcy a lot more quickly.

EPISODE BLOGS

 

F1A 17 | Inspired Tenacity
  Did you know that your mindset around money can affect how you deal with your finances? Financial success is not just determined by external factors but by internal ones as well. Today’s guest is Cathy Derksen, Founder of Inspired Tenacity. She is an author, coach, mentor, and financial planner helping women tap into their greatness and achieve financial security. Her message is that our attitude and perspective around money affect how we plan and
F1A 16 | Finding Capital
  Finding capital is one of the biggest challenges that any new business owner encounters. When Jurie Van Rensburg left his 9-5 corporate job to become an entrepreneur, it’s certainly one of the challenges he faced. When you burn all bridges and decide to become an entrepreneur fulltime, you will not have the same team support that you had with your old job. There are a lot of things up-and-coming entrepreneurs struggle with. Learn how
F1A 16 | Insurance Policies
  If you want to protect yourself and your family financially, then understanding insurance policies is a great way to start. Knowing and understanding your insurance policy will give you the know-how to leverage it effectively. In this episode, Vera McCoy, Esq. sits down for an interview with Steven LaBroi, Chief Strategist of The LaBroi Insurance Group, LLC. Steven discusses insurance, its historic roots, different products, and how to leverage these effectively. A great episode to listen
F1A 15 | Infinite Banking
  Do you want to achieve financial control? Then you need to learn infinite banking. The show’s guest today is Scott Schwarz, a 30-year veteran of the insurance and financial services industry and the Founder of Never Too Much Money. Scott talks with Vera McCoy, Esq. about how infinite banking is the process of spending each dollar twice. You can get rid of personal debt and invest with the same dollars! Tune in and listen
F1A 13 | Business Marketing
  People see these hotshot business owners all over the media, dumping their money into things that won’t work. Just because they can make it work, that doesn’t mean it will work for everyone. This can oftentimes lead to bankruptcy. You have to narrow in on what makes your business important to people. What is the message that you want to market to your audience? To help you with that is marketing strategy consultant David
F1A 12 | Marketing Content
  No matter how good your product is or how great you are at the service you provide, creating marketing content for it may not come as easily. But what if there was a tool that could help you do just that and all in under 60 seconds? Suzette Bailey is the co-founder of SimpleMarketing.AI, where she helps business owners create quality marketing content in under a minute! By using world-leading AI, she helps businesses short on
F1A 11 Liz Faircloth | Real Estate Women
  More and more women are breaking into the real estate scene. Join Vera McCoy, Esq. and the co-founder of Derosa Group, Liz Faircloth, as they delve into how women can be great real estate entrepreneurs and gain financial freedom through real estate. Liz is the host of The Real Estate InvestHER Show podcast. She gives inspiration for women investors in living balanced lives and financial advice in entering the real estate space. Liz talks about tough things we experience throughout the years in our professional
F1A 10 Nina Venturella | Spiritual Recovery
  If you’re in a mess right now, go back to your identity and purpose. The show’s guest today, shares with Vera McCoy, Esq. how spirituality helped her to recover. Nina Venturella is a nutritionist, instructor, personal trainer and award-winning author of Unveiled Truth. Nina experienced a point in her life when her health, marriage, finances, and business were all failing. Join in the conversation and discover how God helped her rediscover her identity. When you know who you are and who you’re created to
F1A 9 Sharon Lechter | Financial Freedom
  The journey of financial freedom is not an easy one, but it starts with having the confidence to take action. In this episode, Vera McCoy, Esq. is joined by Sharon Lechter, serial entrepreneur and founder/CEO of Pay Your Family First, a financial education organization focused on empowering families to build a wealthier future. She is a bestselling author of multiple financial books. Her latest project, Exit Rich: The 6 P Method to Sell Your Business for Huge Profit, helps business owners