Investing in Well-Being: How to Level Up Your Financial Health

Level: Intermediate
Runtime: 65 minutes
Recorded Date: March 17, 2021
Click here to share this program
Download PDF


  • Introducing financial fitness
  • Exploring financial fitness concepts
  • Exploring financial goals
Runtime: 1 hour, 6 minutes
Recorded: March 17, 2021


Finances are consistently a leading source of stress for American households—especially for young professionals like lawyers burdened with overwhelming student loan debt. The ability to meet financial goals and needs determines an individual's financial health and future. Financial health affects many aspects of personal well-being and contributes to overall health and happiness.

This program introduces basic financial education and financial planning concepts in a welcoming and judgment-free environment, giving you the power and knowledge to take control of your financial health and plan for your future.

This program was recorded on March 17th, 2021.

Provided By

American Bar Association


Bridget Todd

Head of Financial Training
Financial Gym

Bridget has an extensive background working in operations for very large hedge funds. In early 2016, she decided that she wanted more from her career rather than just a paycheck; and as a client of The Financial Gym, she determined that helping people with their money was what she wanted to do. Bridget has trained extensively in all areas of financial training including budgeting, credit management, student loans, savings strategies, insurance, short and long term goal planning, and investing principles.

Bridget is a Level 3 Certified Financial Trainer and works mostly with clients who are new to their financial fitness journey. Bridget is a graduate of Quinnipiac University in Connecticut and lives a financially fit lifestyle in New York City.

Tamara P. Nash

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney
South Dakota Attorney General's Office

Tamara P. Nash serves as a prosecutor in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Her practice focuses on the prosecution of firearm and narcotics offenses. Tamara previously served as a Deputy State’s Attorney in Union County, South Dakota where she prosecuted misdemeanor and juvenile offenses. During her tenure, Tamara implemented Union County’s first juvenile diversion program. Prior to serving as a Deputy State Attorney, Tamara clerked with the Second Judicial Circuit of the South Dakota Unified Judicial System.

Outside of work, Tamara maintains her commitment to public service by remaining active in the South Dakota State Bar. Tamara has served as the President of the South Dakota Young Lawyers Section (2018-2019). She also currently serves on several state bar committees, including the Law School, Diversity & Inclusion, and the Lawyers Assistance committees. Tamara also represents South Dakota at the national level by volunteering within the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (ABA YLD). During the 2019-2020 bar year, Tamara served as Diversity and Inclusion Director. This year, she serves as the YLD Administrative Director. In that capacity, she holds a seat on the ABA YLD Council and Cabinet and serves on the ABA YLD Long Range Planning Board.

Tamara has been recognized by the bar and her peers in her career. Notably, she has been a recipient of the William F. Day pro bono award (2013). She has also been recognized as a National TRiO Achiever (2016); an ABA YLD Top 40 On the Rise young lawyer (2019); ABA YLD Star of the Year (2019 and 2020); and NBA YLD Chairman’s Awardee (2020).

Tamara holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from Wayne State College (Wayne, Nebraska) where graduated magna cum laude. She earned her Juris Doctor from the University of South Dakota School of Law (Vermillion, South Dakota) where she graduated with Honors in 2013.

Similar Courses

Card image cap
65 minutes
#MeToo - Media Frenzy, New Era in Sexual Harassment, or Both?
Sexual harassment claims against celebrities and high-profile men continue to dominate media coverage in 2018. There is no question that employers are legally required to investigate complaints of harassment in the workplace and take action to punish employees who commit acts of harassment.

American Bar Association


Add to Cart
Card image cap
63 minutes
2018 CA Consumer Privacy Act: The Big Tail Wagging the U.S.
In this session, two leading information governance attorneys will share why you need to and how you can be ready.



Add to Cart
Card image cap
59 minutes
3rd Annual Corporate Legal Operations Survey Results: Key Metrics, Trends, and Expectations
In this breakout we’ll share survey data covering these questions and, joined by law firm and corporate legal guest speakers, engage in an interactive discussion on the state of the industry with diverse perspectives from consultants, vendors, outside counsel and corporate legal.



Add to Cart
Card image cap
63 minutes
40 Years of Data: What the Data on the Industry Says About Its Future
For 40 years, The American Lawyer, its affiliate publications and ALM Intelligence’s Legal Compass have been collecting data on law firms, clients and providers. What does the data tell us about where the industry is headed? We will take a deep dive into our data and others’ to assess the state of the industry and its future.



Add to Cart
Previous Next