Episode Description

As a technician, managing your budget and making wise purchases isn’t always easy. Rob Frohwein and Kathryn Petralia, Co-Founders of Keep Financial, share their expertise on how technicians and shops can discuss pay, benefits, flexibility, and advice on budgeting.

(1:23) Guests Background
(8:19) Removing Barriers to Make Life Easier
(11:31) Discussing Pay with Employees
(15:00) How a Company Uses Keep Financial
(23:38) Teaching People How to Budget
(32:53) Using Flexibility as a Recruiting Tool
(41:46) Advice on How to Approach Benefits

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 Show Notes


About Our Host:

Jay Goninen
Co-Founder & President, WrenchWay
jayg@wrenchway.com | 608.716.2122

About Our Guests:

Rob Frohwein
Co-Founder, Keep Financial

Kathryn Petralia
Co-Founder, Keep Financial

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