Episode 42

Published on:

6th May 2024

Kortney Murray | Empowering Women Through Financial Literacy


In a riveting exchange on the Women Choosing Growth Podcast, Tina Sue engages in a transformative conversation with Kortney Murray, CEO and founder of Coastal Kapital. Through Kortney's captivating narrative, listeners are invited into the world of finance, where her journey from fashion enthusiast to finance maven serves as a beacon of inspiration. With anecdotes ranging from shop class mishaps to navigating the intricacies of heavy equipment sales and mortgages, Kortney's story underscores the resilience and determination required for entrepreneurial success.

As the discussion unfolds, Kortney sheds light on the unique challenges faced by women in accessing financing for business growth. With a focus on financial literacy, Kortney emphasizes the critical importance of understanding credit, exploring diverse financing options, and effectively managing personal and business finances. Through her insights, listeners gain a deeper appreciation for the human-centric approach to lending advocated by Coastal Kapital, where the story behind each business holds equal weight to financial metrics.

Throughout the episode, Kortney's vision for empowering women entrepreneurs shines brightly, offering a diverse array of tailored financing solutions through Coastal Kapital. By prioritizing collaboration and strategic planning, Kortney equips listeners with the tools and knowledge needed to navigate the complex landscape of entrepreneurship successfully. As the conversation concludes, Tina Sue and Kortney leave listeners inspired to embrace financial education, leverage alternative financing avenues, and embark on a journey toward sustainable growth and prosperity.

What you’ll learn in this Show:

  • The pivotal role of financial literacy in entrepreneurial success.
  • Strategies for overcoming financing challenges and accessing capital.
  • The importance of alternative financing options for business growth.
  • How collaboration can empower women in business.
  • Practical tips for building business credit and managing finances.
  • Inspirational stories showcasing resilience and determination in entrepreneurship.


  • "You can't grow without OPM - other people's money." – Kortney Murray
  • "The human factor is essential in lending decisions. We prioritize understanding the story behind each business." – Kortney Murray
  • "Collaboration is the new currency. Together, we can uplift and empower women in business." – Kortney Murray
  • "Financial literacy is the foundation for strategic growth and success in entrepreneurship." – Kortney Murray


Website for Coastal Kapital: https://coastalkapital.com/

Kortney’s Personal Web: https://www.kortneymurray.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kortneybmurray/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kaoskort/

Women Gone WIld Book: https://www.wgwbook.com/

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Women Choosing Growth
Welcome to the Women Choosing Growth podcast, your go-to show actionable advice to grow your business to be worth millions while sharing empowering stories of triumph and navigating obstacles from women entrepreneurs, industry experts, and thought leaders who have experienced the inevitable challenges that come with entrepreneurship.

Whether you're embarking on your entrepreneurial journey or seeking to elevate your business to new heights, our podcast is your ultimate resource hub, providing you with the essential tools, valuable resources, and a supportive community to foster your business growth.

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