Sherstobitova Svetlana – recently this name is increasingly appearing in the financial media. Svetlana is known as an award-winning financial consultant and author. Also, she takes an active part in the creation of educational programs that can be implemented at the state level in order to improve the quality of financial education for millions of citizens.
Even as a child, Svetlana was curious as to why some people achieve financial success and enjoy their lives while others have to work hard, flounder, and live from paycheck to paycheck.
Such reflections led her to decide to tie her life to the financial markets, not only by trading or investing but also by teaching people how to improve their lives by saving first and then investing.
Now, Svetlana Sherstobitova is a certified teacher in various spheres.
In 2003 Svetlana started studying at the Institute of Foreign Languages and Literature of Udmurt State University. The chosen Institute of Foreign Languages and Literature was recognized as one of the most difficult ones. But Svetlana, thanks to her persistence, diligence, and determination, was not afraid of difficulties.
In August 2006, she completed the “Trading in the Stock Market” course. The acquired knowledge and basic skills became the first factor stimulating Svetlana’s further path to finance, economics, investment, and related spheres.
In 2008, Svetlana graduated from the Institute of Foreign Languages and Literature at the Udmurt State University with the qualification of “philologist, teacher of English and German languages”.
Fluency in foreign languages made it possible for her to read books, analytical articles and consume other educational materials in the original languages.
In 2010, Svetlana Sherstobitova started her professional career as administrator at Russian Standard Bank.
Her task was to work with clients. This included active sales and consulting, as well managing customer’s waiting experience.
Svetlana’s systematic and orderly work helped her to achieve positive results and get the maximum return on the funds and efforts invested in customer service.
At the same time, based on the concept of continuous development, in April 2010, Svetlana completed an “Effective Sales Skills” training course.
Acquired knowledge gained through business games and communication with experts strengthened Svetlana’s desire and her new goal to get an education in finance and economics.
Diligence, initiative, optimization, and improvement of work processes, leadership in performance indicators influenced the management’s decision to transfer Sherstobitova to the position of manager consultant. In a new position, she proved to be at a high level, and during the whole period of work, she demonstrated maximum efficiency, as well as acquired knowledge of complex banking products and financial instruments.
In 2011, Svetlana began to study finance at the Izhevsk State Agricultural Academy.
Acquiring new knowledge allowed her to get the position of financial consultant and sales development manager.
From May 2013 to March 2014, Svetlana, in addition to her main activity at Sberbank Life Insurance, worked on her efficiency and professional expertise and attended numerous seminars and courses.
She managed to form a sales team, increasing the efficiency of each employee. In subsequent years, Svetlana received a Certificate of Merit for her professional skills and services in the development and improvement of the banking business, a Letter of Appreciation, and other positive reviews of her work.
Initiative, ability to solve non-standard tasks and complex analytical approach to their solution, excellent business communication skills at any level were also repeatedly confirmed by Svetlana as her key characteristics.
As of 2021, Svetlana is busy working on her book on personal finance and the basics of investing. She describes the experiences she has had working with a lot of people including those who are just beginning their journey to build a bright financial future, and experienced investors who need professional insight and advice.
Svetlana believes that to be a successful investor, you don’t need to have huge amounts of money. Moreover, an investment portfolio can be made with as little as $100.
“I am happy to realize that nowadays even very young people not only have the opportunity to earn vast amounts of money but also to properly allocate them, taking care of their future”, – Sherstobitova writes in her book.
But still, what makes Svetlana Sherstobitova different from the great many financial planning and investment experts who publish books, host webinars, and hold offline events?
One of the main features of her work is that she directs her efforts not only to help her clients become successful investors but also to increase the level of financial literacy at the state level.
In her article “Personal Finance Education – Why Is It So Important in Today’s Society?” Svetlana shared her vision of how to build an effective educational system in the field of personal finance using the five basic principles she has developed.
According to her, in addition to disseminating information about financial inclusion and consumer protection, financial education is also important for restoring confidence and trust in financial markets and maintaining stability.
Sherstobitova’s research papers that have been published recently also address how to help organizations build sustainable financial conditions. One of them discusses some of the features of the application of modern mathematical methods for assessing the company’s activities on balance sheet documents.
Managing one’s finances is a complex process that involves a comprehensive assessment of their assets, aspirations, willingness to take risks. Therefore, it is extremely important to provide the person who has embarked on the path of building a successful investment portfolio not only with relevant news and analysis but also to do so in a way that provides full understanding.
Sherstobitova’s scientific work is a symbiosis of quite complex financial and economic theories and conclusions, set out in simple, understandable language for every person, regardless of whether they have special education or not.
In March 2021, Svetlana decided to start her teaching career. In just 8 months, her Instagram blog gathered more than 60 thousand followers.
In August 2021, Svetlana launched the “ABC of Personal Finance” online course, which teaches how to build personal wealth, helps create financial stability and get rid of the credit burden. This is a well-structured course where Svetlana provides information in a simple language, starting from the very basics and gradually going deeper into the subject. She talks about complex things with simple straightforward real-world examples. The course teaches how to invest and achieve financial freedom.
Svetlana uses a comprehensive approach, which not only gives theoretical knowledge but also helps to deal with financial problems on a psychological level, as she believes that changing the mindset is the first step to new achievements.
Now Svetlana Sherstobitova is a sought-after expert in the financial market for brokerage, dealing and securities management, economist, financier, independent financial consultant, teacher, coach, author of courses, and expert articles published in the best publications.
Svetlana is listened to and trusted because she has proven in practice and real results that she is a professional in her field.
At the moment, Svetlana is fully using her full strength to create the best online school. The online school is the first stage of scaling up Svetlana as a teacher. In addition, she continues to expand her knowledge and experience by learning from the best experts and working on her other projects.
One of the secrets of Svetlana’s success is the ability to explain complex things in simple words. At the same time, she ensures the rapid assimilation of information by her students.
Sherstobitova Svetlana also publishes scientific articles and is already well known in the English-speaking business environment.
This article was written by Alexey Savushkin.