About the instructor
Shawn D. Rochester is an expert in identifying, optimizing and allocating cash flow to help individuals, families, and organizations achieve their long-term financial goals. Shawn is a former corporate development and strategy executive who developed world-class cash flow management skills identifying and executing $500 million worth of transactions around the world and helping global business leaders generate over $10 billion of incremental revenue and cash flow.
Shawn spent the last 20 years developing what would become The Good Steward Financial Empowerment Series. Its powerful financial principles, based on stewardship, ownership and legacy, have helped individuals and families dramatically increase their ability to maximize their cash flow, eliminate their debt and leave a legacy not only for their children, but also for their children’s children. Shawn and his wife, Delores founded Good Steward LLC (GSL) to provide financial education and advisory services based on the three core principles of stewardship, ownership, and legacy. Since founding GSL, Shawn has helped clients eliminate millions of dollars of debt, add tens of millions of assets to their retirement plans and position themselves to leave a greater legacy for their children’s children, than many clients thought possible.
Shawn holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Rochester, and a master’s degree in Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business with a focus in Accounting, Finance and Entrepreneurship.
Our lives are increasingly more dependent on credit, which makes it vitally important to know and understand our credit score, our credit report and the significant financial costs that these metrics can have on our ability to increase of cash flow. This course explores the history of credit scoring, the elements used to determine your credit score, how small missteps can have expensive long lasting negative consequences and how you can protect yourselves and minimize your cost of borrowing.