Episode 016

Best Ways to Use Your Stimulus Payment

In this episode, Luis talks about some strategies you can use to make the best of your stimulus payment. Luis came to the U.S. at age 11 from the Dominican Republic. Growing up in New York City, he noticed the lack of financial literacy in his community and was inspired by his parents to work hard and pursue an education. He founded Build a Better Financial Future LLC and is the host of the On My Way to Wealth podcast. Luis was named one of InvestmentNews 40 Under 40 in 2019 and Financial Advisor Magazine’s 10 Young Advisors to Watch. From participating as an FPA NexGen Ambassador, to speaking at the CFP Board’s Diversity Summit, Luis uses his platform to help spread financial literacy as well as encourage younger and diverse planners to join and thrive in the industry.


In this episode, you’ll learn about the following:

  • Building your emergency savings
  • Paying off high interest debt
  • Contributing to a Roth IRA
  • Kickstarting your buckets for short-term goals
  • Contributing to a Health Savings Account
  • Obtaining a term life insurance policy