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    Jenn Kampmeier – Founder of Vino Mobile Bar

    We’re talking about wine on wheels with Jenn Kampmeier! The founder of Vino Mobile Bar. She affectionately calls the truck “Vinny.” Kampmeier talked to about how she developed this idea, the obstacles she overcame and her first business at age 7! My First Dollar is hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com. Follow her on Instagram @heatherchastain or follow My First Dollar on Instagram at @myfirstdollarofficial.

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    Casey Wright: Founder of Ninja Zone

    Casey Wright is a gymnast, turned coach and gym owner who developed a program known as Ninja Zone. A super cool gymnastics fusion program using martial arts, gymnastics, obstacle course training, and freestyle movement. As an entrepreneur, she’s made a name for herself in Indianapolis and across the country. She was named one of the IBJ’s Forty Under 40 this year, created her own podcast The Sports Entrepreneur, and grown her program to 300 franchisees. Casey spoke to me about how she developed the program, what she was forced to learn about marketing and how she turned her energy into ambition and created a national program. My First Dollar is hosted by…

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    Katy Mann Creator of Indy With Kids

    Katy Mann, creator of Indy with Kids – Indy’s #1 online resource for families, has an incredible story of entrepreneurship, perseverance, and success. During this episode, she spoke to me about how she began this business from nothing, how she sustained it after the death of a child and her recommendations for anyone looking to branch out on their own. My First Dollar is hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com. Follow her on Instagram @heatherchastain or follow My First Dollar on Instagram at @myfirstdollarofficial.

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    Your Money, Your Marriage with the Queen of Free!

    Cherie Lowe is likely best known to you as the Queen of Free. Her first book, Slaying the Debt Dragon explained how she and her husband paid off $127,000 in debt in fewer than 4 years. Now, Cherie and her husband Brian are talking about how money and marriage are intrinsically linked. In their new book, Your Money, Your Marriage, they discuss the meaning of financial foreplay and how a solid marriage is also built around solid finances.  My First Dollar is hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com. Follow her on Instagram @heatherchastain or follow My First Dollar on Instagram at @myfirstdollarofficial.

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    Trendy in Indy

    Steph Weber is not only making a name for herself in Indianapolis as a social media influencer, but she’s showing her followers what Indy has to offer. Her brand, Trendy in Indy, is a platform to empower women through fashion and beauty. A Butler graduate, who put herself through school working three jobs, also graduated Cum Laude. We talked about how she started her brand, grew it from nothing and lessons she’s still learning as she continues to evolve. My First Dollar is hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com. Follow her on Instagram @heatherchastain or follow My First Dollar on Instagram at @myfirstdollarofficial.

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    Hanging Out on the SpinWeb Podcast

    A few weeks ago I reached out to the president of digital marketing agency SpinWeb because I had begun listening to their podcast. Michael, the president, also happens to be the co-host. I wanted to learn all about how they structure it, the software and their recording studio. Michael and I had a great conversation and he invited me to come in and watch. Then he changed his mind and said he’d like to have me on with them! YAY! He warned it was nothing elaborate, but I didn’t care. I just wanted to see how it was done. Michael shared his co-host Allison’s husband helped them decide where to…

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    Shaindel of Raw Sugar Photography

    My friend Shaindel is the owner of Raw Sugar Photography. She’s a successful Indianapolis-based custom photographer specializing in maternity, newborns, and children. I’ve had the pleasure of having her photograph my children and my family. Her work is amazing. She and I met while working as T.V. news producers. In this week’s podcast, she talks about how she learned to be a professional photographer, how she got her name out and advice for entrepreneurs. My First Dollar is hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com. Follow her on Instagram @heatherchastain or follow My First Dollar on Instagram at @myfirstdollarofficial.

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    #MyFirstDollar

    This week we dive deeper into my career! How I began making #MyFirstDollar and more about my life as a T.V. news producer. I also share some insight into the biz and answer some frequently asked questions. You’ll also hear 5 career fun facts about me! Hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @heatherchastain or follow My First Dollar on Instagram at @myfirstdollarofficial.

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    Fancy Pants Chastain

    On this episode, we talk to my husband and business partner, Blake Chastain. He shares insights on the sales world, recruiting and his high-level golf lingo (at least it is to me because I don’t golf, mini-golf or have any desire to play sports). Hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @heatherchastain or follow My First Dollar on Instagram at @myfirstdollarofficial.

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    Lori in IT

    This episode features a fabulous lady! Lori Maxwell is a dedicated Girl Scout volunteer, mom to twins and all around superstar! I first met Lori a year ago when I interviewed her for Avon Magazine. Since then I’ve become friends with this amazing woman and learned about how she found her career in IT and when she received her bachelor’s degree after being in the field for more than 20 years! Hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @heatherchastain or follow My First Dollar on Instagram at @myfirstdollarofficial.

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    Don the Car Executive

    This episode features the first important man in my life – my father, Don Frick. Don is a car executive, but he didn’t start in management. He began his career as a mechanic. His story shows how hard work, persistence, loyalty, and determination can move you to a career you love. I know I’m pretty proud of this man and thought he shared many great pearls of wisdom about how to align yourself with your goals. He began his career at Wiese Buick, moved to Tom Wood Automotive Group and now is working with Button Dodge. Hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com.…

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    Jim the Veterinarian

    This week’s podcast features a man I’ve come to love because he’s my father-in-law! Jim is a well-known veterinarian on the west side of Indianapolis. He retired after running two practices for nearly 40 years. He shares the organization he credits for helping set the foundation for his profitable career and subsequent retirement. Hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @heatherchastain or follow My First Dollar on Instagram at @myfirstdollarofficial.

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    Jessica with ExactHire

    This week’s episode features Jessica Stephenson with ExactHire. ExactHire is a cloud-based HR software company or SAS (software as service). Jessica has been wildly successful in her career, is crazy smart and is also my close friend. She also shares who she credits with helping manage her finances. Hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @heatherchastain or follow My First Dollar on Instagram at @myfirstdollarofficial.

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    Episode 1

    What is My First Dollar all about? Here’s a tour of what you can expect on the podcast! So sit back, put on some red lipstick, and let’s get down to the business of dollar bills! Hosted by Heather Chastain – Queen of Words. Learn more about her at heatherchastain.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter @heatherchastain or follow My First Dollar on Instagram at @myfirstdollarofficial.