Watch Her Thrive is committed to inspiring, motivating, and supporting women in achieving their individual financial goals.


After leaving the fast-paced investment world, I entered the even-faster-paced world of entrepreneurship. And I couldn’t be more thrilled! Each day, I work with smart people (like you!) and guide them along their path to becoming financially confident so their future is strong and full of life!

My mission is to provide education and support when you need it most so you can avoid costly mistakes and accomplish extraordinary goals by mastering your money.

To further this mission of education, I’ve had the pleasure of being included in the following…


Podcasts, Summits, and Other Speaking Engagements


Books and Articles


SAS For Women
How a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst Can Help with a Divorce


Women Who Money
How Can You Avoid Financial Mistakes in a Divorce


Speaking Topics

Being on podcasts, speaking at summits, and contributing to articles and books truly makes me happy! I love sharing information with new audiences. Here are a handful of my favorite topics



Investing with Ease: 5 Things to Know Before You Begin Investing

Managing Finances as a Couple

How to Rebuild After a Financial Setback 

The Number One Thing Missing From Most Financial Plans

Overcoming Financial Abuse: The Step-by-Step Roadmap for Rebuilding Your Life After Leaving a Financially Toxic Relationship

Making Sense of Dollars and Cents: How to Truly Understand and Take Control of Your Finances 

Divorce-Proof Your Finances: How to Have the Most Potentially Volatile Conversation Without Blowing Up Your Relationship



Finances and Divorce: Creating a Budget as a Newly Divorced Woman

Protecting Yourself Financially During Divorce

The Key to Co-Parenting Success: Why I Don’t “Put My Kids First”

Practical Divorce Tips for Stay-At-Home Moms

Overcoming Financial Abuse: The Step-by-Step Roadmap for Rebuilding Your Life After Leaving a Financially Toxic Relationship



Avoid these Common Financial Mistakes Business Owners Make



Leah Hadley will tell you she's had a lot of challenging financial times in her adult life-becoming a parent of three overnight, getting divorced, and losing her job, to name a few. These have been times when her ability to hunt down appropriate resources and careful financial planning was critical to her peace of mind.

Now a best-selling author, Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC), and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), Leah is the founder of Great Lakes Investment Management and Great Lakes Divorce Financial Solutions. She uses all of her knowledge and more than 15 years of experience to help her clients make wise financial decisions so they can feel confident in their financial future.

Learn more about Leah and the ways she can help you become MoneyWise at


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