“With our PSS rep, it really was a personal connection. He was trying to plan for his own family just like we were trying to plan for our family.”
No one can prepare you for it until you are actually going through it” is one of the first things Jamie Weigel says when she talks about becoming a mother. Young, adventurous, and somewhat carefree, Jamie and Nathan Weigel knew their lives would change forever when they learned they were pregnant. “You’re no longer number one,” Nathan says. Their daughter Ashlyn was born on May 20, 2020, and suddenly trips or house improvements became less important than “the diaper fund.” Fortunately, their families live nearby and are quick to help out, but Nathan and Jamie also rely on their PSS financial consultant. “It was really important to me to make sure that we were investing in the right way, we were saving in the right accounts, and where our PSS representative came in is really being a check-and-balance system,” Jamie says. Nathan is quick to add: “He sets the roadmap for us, but ultimately leaves the decisions up to Jamie and I.” Nathan and Jamie continue to enjoy working with PSS because, as Nathan says, they’re “vested in us from a personal standpoint.