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I’m a freelance writer who specializes in writing on money and personal finance, entrepreneurship, and careers.

I write for brands and businesses like Trulia, Mint, Discover, and Investopedia, and my writing has been featured in Business Insider, The Huffington Post, The Shriver Report, Lifehacker, Levo League, and more.

Additionally, I have experience as an editor and ghostwriter.

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Simply running a successful business is hard enough. But you need to do more than just serve your current clients. You need to market yourself and what you offer.

I help financial advisors market their financial planning firms in order to grow and attract new clients. If you’re ready to give your business the boost it needs, but don’t have the time, energy, or understanding of how to take it to the next level, it’s time to chat about how I can help.

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I’m the co-founder of Off The Rails, a mentorship platform that offers guidance, resources, and community to creative women. We believe that every woman deserves a mentor who can support, empower, and engage her to create more for herself and others.

Off The Rails provides the knowledge, practical advice, and outside-of-the-box thinking necessary to live a life that’s truly your own.

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Kali Hawlk is the queen of breaking out of your shell. If you find yourself bogged down with self-doubt, fear, or creative blocks, then you won’t want to miss this one. Kali uses her own experience as an entrepreneur and creative to help you through your own journey. Expect to find questions that will force you to break through excuses, discussions that feel like they were taken out of your own brain, and encouragement along the scary process of living a different kind of life.
Shannon McNay
Shannon McNay
Humanize CRM
Kali gets the job done, and more! Before Kali I was doing all my content marketing myself, which quickly became a burden as my business grew. I hired Kali to bring consistency to my content marketing. Now everything happens on schedule. She also does a great job adding her digital marketing expertise to boost my online presence.
Greg Brown
Greg Brown
Founder and Principal of Pathway Financial Planning
I have been blown away by Kali’s level of professionalism and attention to detail and I can’t recommend her highly enough! I’ve worked at multiple companies, including two Big 4 public accounting firms, and I can tell you from experience that you only come across someone with her talent level once or twice in a working career if you’re lucky. It’s this simple: hire her.
Brad Barrett
Brad Barrett
Owner, Richmond Savers
I love thinking of article topics to share with my audience, but I never have enough time to write them all down. Working with Kali lets me provide more information for my readers without sacrificing quality. Kali takes my (sometimes half-baked) ideas and turns them into consistently great content.
Bob Berchtold
Bob Berchtold
Founder, Cubicle Sherpa
The best thing I did for my business in the past 6 months was hiring Kali! She’s not only a great writer, but also a wonderful editor. She’s always coming to the table with new ideas for blog posts and ways to build my brand. I love collaborating with her and she’s an invaluable member of my team. She’s an absolute Rock Star and I don’t know what I’d do without her!
Sophia Bera
Sophia Bera
Founder, Gen Y Planning
Nothing’s more satisfying than hiring someone that is so good at what they do, you know you could never do it better. That has been our experience with Kali. She is so good at what she does, we just hand everything off to her and let her run with it. We can’t imagine implementing our marketing strategy without Kali!
Alan Moore
Alan Moore
Co-Founder, XY Planning Network