Michael Wynn – 2023 Financial Literacy Reboot for Simple Habits for Financial Success
Today we’d like to introduce you to Michael Wynn.
It’s an honor to speak with you today. Why don’t you give us some details about you and your story. How did you get to where you are today?
A few months prior to COVID-19, I released my bestselling book “The Habit Effect – Your Life, Your Money”. However, the pandemic dictated how often I would make personal appearances to fulfill my scheduled events during my book promotion. The pandemic restricted the sizes of gatherings, which eventually resulted in the cancellations of several of my events. That, coupled with some of the financial setbacks that were already looming prior to the pandemic, in addition, those financial disasters during and after were catastrophic for many. So, I pushed forward with warnings of financial illiteracy in America, by updating my book so that I could provide more information and reveal some simple habits for financial success.
As a Habit Success Strategist with a financial background, I recognized that there were many situations of too much debt, too little savings, and a general lack of financial awareness about how money works. The Habit Effect is a driving force to financial literacy that helps individuals become self-sufficient by using good habits. Therefore, I chose to re-launch this updated book during April 2023 which is Financial Literacy Month, and the presentation date of April 15, 2023, was on the “Kick-Off” day of Money Smart Week at Southfield Public Library. After the event, Jesse Cleary, Adult Services Librarian, who hosted this event told me that it was a fantastic turn out. Also, retired Detroit Public School teacher Beverly Parsons said “the information presented was necessary for a lot of people and it was well presented.
I’m sure your success has not come easily. What challenges have you had to overcome along the way?
I wrote The Habit Effect as a follow-up to my first book Habits Don’t Lie!: 7 Habits to Overcome Obstacles to Win, because I felt obligated to continue the discussion and speak about how habits, life, and money work together.
Every habit has a structure to follow, and there are adjustments that must be made to sustain good habits. The habits and abundance that many Americans want include an appreciation for a good life with financial wellness and good health. Finding the best habits to fit your needs and reaching your desired improvements or growth is not as difficult as people may make it.
Since I transitioned through my recovery from bipolar disorder and depression, I had a strong desire to meet and share with people the benefits of using habits to overcome obstacles and win. I now take every opportunity to stay as healthy as I can, which allows me to enjoy the life, the air, and the people around me.
Let’s talk about the work you do. What do you specialize in and why should someone work with you over the competition?
I am a habit success strategist, author, and international motivational speaker, with over 35 years of experiences in financial auditing, business compliance, and grant monitoring. I was inspired to get certified as an authenticity coach, financial literacy trainer, and fraud examiner, to empower individuals to be accountable and consistent with habits. I am the founder and CEO of Wynngate Associates, LLC and Coach Win, LLC, where I teach, consults, and train both individuals and business teams on financial literacy and professional development.
As I learned how to overcome many obstacles by using a “Habit Matrix”, I share my experience with my clients to identify positive habits, energy, health, and wealth management for long-lasting stability and pathways to financial freedom. My transformation uniquely qualified me to write two bestselling books on habits that provide creative solutions on winning. Through my authentic voice, I give thought-provoking, entertaining, and motivational support.
What’s your best piece of advice for readers who desire to find success in their life?
The best piece of advice for people who desire to find success, is for them to be consist with their goal habits. Because I believe, “your habits will determine your level of success”.
Speaking of success, what does the word mean to you?
Success to me means achievement, in which I was blessed to be a recipient of an Outstanding Financial Literacy Award from the Michigan Accounting Aid Society, as well as other accolades throughout my career.
Also, after completing the updates to my book “The Habit Effect”, it’s an honor to have received an endorsement from ZaLonya Allen, PhD, President/CEO, of National Entrepreneurs Association who said:
“This is a great book that can significantly help individuals improve the quality of their lives. Developing great habits around your finances is one of the keys to great living. Financial literacy is a subject we can all use more of since it’s not taught enough in schools and this book does a great job of breaking down how to manage your finances in a way that anyone should be able to understand.”
What’s next for you?
I will be a Speaker/Moderator at the Entrepreneurs Forum Resilience on May 19, 2023, at Hollywood Casino at Greektown. The topic is Best Small Biz Funding Sources in 2023. I am also working on a Credit Habit book to identify the best credit habits to have when building, restoring, and maintaining a good credit score.
Finally, how can people connect with you if they want to learn more?
My website: https://michaelwynn.com
My email: email@example.com