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Leslie Juvin-Acker is was born on Clark Airforce Base in the Philippines. As the eldest of four children of an Airforce and Army veteran, she lived in the Philippines, Germany, and eventually settled in Jacksonville, Florida. Leslie's family was challenged by working poverty, domestic violence, and emotional neglect. In 1995, Leslie's family was awarded a Habitat For Humanity home.

Later, Leslie worked and earned her own way through an undergraduate degree at the University of North Florida. She earned a bachelor's of arts in International Affairs and Comparative politics and a minor in sociology, graduating with honors.

She then embarked on a thirteen year career as a life and career coach in 2008. Leslie has guided the lives and careers of celebrities, professional athletes, high profile clients, executives of small, mid, and large cap companies, and worked with employees of organizations known around the world. Leslie developed a large client base in the action sports, capital investment, and pharmaceutical industries. Leslie lived in Annecy, France. And became a French/EU Citizen in 2014.

Leslie experienced a serious case of postpartum depression and anxiety in 2012. This phase in Leslie's life opened up her awareness to her intuitive abilities. Leslie overcame depression and anxiety and later became certified as a hypnotherapist, NLP practitioner, Reiki Master teacher, as well as a Global Career Development Facilitator. Leslie taught at the INSEEC business school in Chambery, France school her own program of personal and professional development to MBA and International Trade students.

Leslie returned to San Diego in 2014 and grew her private practice to over 240 active clients. She then published the best-selling The Money Formula: Change Your Relationship with Money in 7 Steps & 15 Minutes or Less and turned a life and career coaching consultancy into a media production company of life changing educational products.  She is the creator of the Happiness Decks app and The Money Formula Academy online course.  Most recently, Leslie produced and hosted the new web series Valuable Insight.

In 2019, Leslie enrolled at Northwestern California University School of Law to earn a Juris Doctorate degree. In 2020, she began the blog Law School For Visual Learners after discovering a method to help visual learners learn legal concepts faster with visual aids.


Today, she lives in Vista, California with her family, two dogs - a maltipoo and disabled Silver Labrador named Penny and Zen, a cat named Andromeda, and many fish. She is an organic gardener in her beautiful garden, paints and draws, and now enjoys English & Western horseback riding. 

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