Holly Morphew

"With a basic understanding of personal finance, along with a plan, we can put ourselves in a very nice place financially."

Holly Morphew is an award winning financial coach, entrepreneur, and speaker. Her background in business, corporate America, and real estate give her a unique perspective to understand her client's individual needs. As a Certified Financial Health Counselor, Student Loan Counselor, and Accredited Financial Counselor ®, Holly works with companies and individuals with the core belief that anyone, regardless of where they begin, can achieve financial freedom and peace of mind.

Holly began teaching personal finance in 2006 to young adults as a service project with Rotary International. Her workshops were so popular she decided to teach personal finance full time. She created The Financial Impact System ®, a step-by-step system to master your money, eliminate debt, and build wealth, and has since then successfully coached thousands of people to achieve financial freedom.

With the trend toward "wellness" in employer-sponsored benefits, Holly began offering workplace financial wellness programs to companies. In March 2017, Holly interviewed Randi Zuckerberg (Facebook, Zuckerberg Media) on the importance of offering financial education in the workplace. You can view the interview here. 

Holly is recognized as a Certified Financial Health Counselor by the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors, Institute for Financial Literacy,and the Center for Financial Literacy. She has coached artists, engineers, therapists, single moms, entrepreneurs, recent college graduates, tradesmen, teachers, and more. 

Holly is from Boulder, Colorado. She received the prestigious ”Rotarian of the Year” award in 2007/08 for her work in financial literacy. Holly served as Treasurer of the Erie Rotary Club from 2006 to 2009. Holly has a B.A. in International Business & Japanese from the University of Colorado. She now resides in Boulder, Colorado. Holly also plays competitive beach volleyball year-round, practices yoga, and loves to hike with her two dogs.


Certified Financial Health Counselor

A Financial Heath Counselor is professionally certified to work in housing counseling, faith-based programs, mental health counseling, mortgage and small business lending, accounting, various non-profit organizations providing assistance to underserved markets, community development programs, employee assistance programs, credit unions, and university counseling centers-student loan prevention.

Accredited Financial Counselor® certification

The Accredited Financial Counselor certification marks the highest standards of excellence in the field of financial counseling and education. Our programs train professionals to guide clients through a holistic counseling framework of life cycle financial education. This allows the professional to provide a high-level, tailored approach based on the needs of each client to effectively analyze and create lasting financial behavior change.

Certified Student Loan Counselor ® certification

NACCC awards three designations – Certified Credit Counselor, Certified Financial Health Counselor, and Certified Debt Settlement Specialist – in order to accommodate diverse professionals outside the credit counseling community. These include licensed counselors, accountants, mortgage brokers, realtors, independent consultants, financial aid counselors in schools and universities, faith-based /community-based financial counselors, community development and community action agency counselors and case managers, small business development consultants and debt settlement consultants. The list continues to grow based on the needs of our communities.

NACCC awards three advanced designations- Certified Student Loan Counselor, Certified Housing Counselor, and Certified Financial Coach . Applicants must hold an active NACCC Credit, Financial Health, or Debt Settlement Specialist Counselor Certification along with additional requirements specific to the selected program.

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