August 14, 2019

Today we talk about why budgets don’t work, how to declutter your finances and how to find the holes in your spending so that you can take control of the money in your life.”


How to Declutter Your Finances and Take Charge of Your Money on Maximalized Minimalist Podcast with Katy Wells

March 4, 2019

In this episode, we talk with Brie Sodano, founder of Sheep to Shark, a financial planning firm that works specifically with women who aspire to succeed financially by overcoming barriers they encounter in the workplace, in personal or family relationships, and often when trying to balance the demands of time and money.”


The Cost of Mom Guilt on Not Your Mother’s Podcast

February 25, 2019

The expert advice to save for retirement first is fine, but the real trouble happens when the kids can’t get the student loans without the parent,” she said. “This puts the parents in between a rock and a hard place. Parent PLUS loans and co-signed private loans can easily derail a retirement plan.”


From the story Don’t Take Out College Loans For Your Child If You Plan To Retire Soon on Huffington Post

February 1, 2019

My crazy expectations were mostly from myself. I expected to be Super Mom, wife of the year, and build a successful business all in the same year. Even though I was (and am) doing great in all the key areas of life, I often felt inadequate, which is exhausting.


From the story 7 Female Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Challenges on Business News Daily

January 30, 2019

There’s no fairy godmother who can wave a wand and make disease or grief go away. Still, it’s often possible to make dramatic changes–sometimes in surprisingly little time.


From the story How These 4 Women Completely Changed Their Lives In A Year on

January 15, 2019

“When the goals are vastly different, it’s best to start where you agree and move outward from there,” she explains. “Taking a win-win collaborative approach is better than a compromise, where both feel they have won on one thing, but lost on another.”


From the story Love and Money: 8 Signs You’re Financially Compatible in U.S. News & World Report

January 15, 2019

Refinancing currently accounts for about 32% of all mortgage applications, depending on the interest rate at the time (by comparison, in 2016, when rates were relatively low, refinancing accounted for almost half of all applications).


From the story How Much Does It Cost to Refinance? on Student Loan Hero

January 5, 2018

“Brie Sodano’s firm, From Sheep to Shark, works with clients over a six-month period to help them identify their life goals and the habits that have been preventing them from achieving those goals.”


From the story Watertown firm set to expand financial service in the Waterbury-Republican American

December 30, 2017

FINANCIAL PLANNING: GET IT DONE IN 2018 on the Bad as a Mother blog.