Soledad is a personal financial educator who wants to talk dinero with YOU!

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Rita-Soledad Fernández Paulino

Rita-Soledad Fernández Paulino is a former math teacher turned personal finance educator. While sick on medical leave in March 2019, she started to develop her financial literacy by reading books, listening to podcasts, and watching YouTube videos.


By May 2019, she became the Chief Financial Officer for a small start-up called the "Puro Party Paulinos" aka her family of four. Within 19 months in her new role, Soledad used zero-based budgeting to pay off about $23k in student loan debt, saved a 6-month emergency fund, maxed out IRAs for her husband and herself, maxed out her husband's 401k account, and created an early retirement plan.


Soledad is currenlty studying to become a Certified Financial Planner to ensure more BIPOC & LGBTQ gente can receive financial planning from someone who understands their challenges and dreams. Soledad is committed to talking dinero with anyone willing to listen so that we can all build wealth juntos.