The Creative Code: Creative Path to Financial Freedom
Photo Courtesy: Jen Fontanilla / @jenmoneycoach

The Creative Path to Financial Freedom for Women

In a world that often paints creativity and financial prosperity as mutually exclusive, one trailblazer is rewriting the narrative with her latest literary endeavor, “The Creative Code: A Creative Professional’s Way to Happiness, Wealth and Joy.” This isn’t just another book on the shelf; it’s a beacon of hope and an essential guide for those yearning to blend practical financial advice with creative inspiration.

Spearheaded by Jen, a former financial advisor turned money mindset coach for creatives, this book has already etched its mark in the hearts of many, clinching the #1 bestseller spot in nine categories in the United States upon launch. Its acclaim doesn’t stop at the borders; it also captured top honors in categories across the UK, Canada, and Australia.

Jen’s journey from advising on investments to guiding creatives in nurturing a healthier relationship with their finances is remarkable. Her transformation underscores a pivotal shift from traditional financial paradigms to a more holistic approach that combines one’s creative essence with monetary success. “The Creative Code” is not your typical financial book once again talking about creating an emergency fund or budgeting. Instead, it dives deep into the inner work necessary for healing and recognizing the intrinsic value of creativity—asserting that earning money from one’s artistic passions is not only possible but a viable way to stay true to who you are.

At its core, Jen’s seventh book advocates for a significant paradigm shift regarding how creatives perceive wealth creation. Drawing upon her rich background as a financial advisor, coupled with an unyielding passion for empowering creatives, she embarks on addressing some of the most pressing challenges they face today. She powerfully conveyed the crux of her message during her TEDx talk “Artistic Dreams: Why you shouldn’t give up on themon September 23, 2023. In her talk, she passionately argued against the outdated narrative that creatives are doomed to financial destitution and shouldn’t pursue paths involving dance, theater, music, art, design, or anything along those lines. Instead, she posits that by forging a healthy relationship with money and self-worth, creatives can indeed design the business, career, and life of their dreams.

“The Creative Code” is a transformational guide filled with strategies and actionable steps designed to propel readers toward significant breakthroughs in their personal and professional lives. Key concepts explored within its pages include decluttering mental and physical spaces to foster clarity and focus, embracing forgiveness to heal old wounds tied to money and rewriting our personal money stories to pave the way for abundance and prosperity.  A quote from Jen encapsulates this ethos beautifully: “Be open to rewriting your money story where abundance flows as freely as your creativity—this is not just about making money; it’s about making a life.” This powerful statement highlights her unique approach and sets the tone for what readers can expect: transformative insights that transcend conventional wisdom on wealth accumulation by embracing your self-worth while working with the universal laws.

Jen’s influence extends beyond her written work. Through her active presence on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube, she inspires and engages with an ever-growing community of creatives seeking guidance on navigating their finances without compromising their artistic integrity.

Moreover, her website further describes that “The Creative Code” is about embracing a lifestyle where financial freedom and creative abundance play the lead roles in your life – and that you can live out your creative passions and authentically live a life that aligns with who you were meant to be in this world, as you define it.

As “The Creative Code” makes its way into physical copies available by the end of June on Amazon following its successful Kindle launch, it beckons us all—creatives or otherwise—to reevaluate our relationship with money through a different perspective. In doing so, Jen’s work does not merely challenge prevailing norms but shatters them entirely—proving once again that when it comes to achieving happiness and success, there truly are no limits for those willing to embrace change.


Published By: Aize Perez

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