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John Bodrozic


El Dorado Hills, CA

Member Since April 2023


Digital Product Management
Financial Software Development


John is a Co-Founder of HomeZada, a personal finance software platform dedicated to empowering homeowners to save money and improve value of their residential real estate assets. John was previously a Co-Founder and President of Meridian Systems, a leading construction project management software company. John helped guide the company from bootstrapped startup, to a profitable business, raising both venture and corporate venture funding, growing to a global business with eventually a successful exit to a public company. John previously held various project management positions and has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.

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Seven Steps Couples Should Take Before Blending Their Finances

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Getting on the same page now can ensure you remain successful throughout your relationship. Whether you’re a few months or a few years into a relationship, talking with your partner about money can sometimes feel awkward. You may have different goals for your money or different behaviors regarding spending and saving, and these differences can sometimes be the catalyst for arguments you aren’t sure how to solve. For couples who choose to blend their finances, getting on the same page about money is even more vital to long-term success. For your finances to work as one, you and your partner must work as one — and, according to the financial experts of Kiplinger Advisor Collective, follow these seven key steps. Below, they elaborate on each step, explaining why having meaningful discussions and ensuring you each have a stake in the game will not only make you stronger financially but as a couple as well.

11 Mindsets That May Actually Be Hurting Your Financial Progress

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To change your finances, you’ll first need to change your thinking. The way people think about money can have a greater impact on their financial success than they may think. Whether it’s the way you were raised or a belief that you have come to over time, the mindset that you develop around your finances has a direct influence on the actions you take with money and your behaviors surrounding it. These beliefs can be positive or negative, truthful or a lie — but how can you tell the difference? Below, the financial experts of Kiplinger Advisor Collective list out some of the most common money mindsets people have that may actually be hurting their progress with money, detailing not only the reasons why but also how they can change and finally get their finances in order.

Six Ways Women Can Overcome Any Financial Obstacles Holding Them Back

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To improve your financial situation, focus on empowering yourself first. Whether it’s limiting cultural expectations, wage disparities or planning for longer-term care, there are some financial challenges women face that their male counterparts may never experience. And while these can be major roadblocks to financial success on their own, these obstacles can be even more difficult to overcome if you don’t have much experience handling finances or knowledge about the best ways to tackle financial issues. However, according to the financial experts of Kiplinger Advisor Collective, the best way to improve your financial situation is to empower yourself through the following six steps. By making each one of these steps a priority, women can take charge of their financial well-being, strengthen their financial literacy and equip themselves with the skills they need to succeed with money now and well into the future.

Nine Common Wealth-Building Mistakes You Might Be Making

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Small mistakes can have a big impact over time. Opportunities abound when it comes to making money. But while there are numerous paths for building wealth, there are just as many paths for making a mistake. And not all mistakes are so obvious. If you’re making or saving more and more money year after year, you’re succeeding in building wealth—right? While this thinking is technically correct, you could be making the process more complicated than it needs to be or are missing out on vital opportunities to build wealth smarter and faster. Here, nine financial experts of Kiplinger Advisor Collective dive deeper on some of the most common wealth-building mistakes that people make and what they would advise people do differently to maximize their wealth-building potential.

Nine Steps You Can Take Right Now to Build a More Financially Stable Future

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Taking even just one of these steps can set you on a better path toward financial success. Financial surprises often seem to crop up at the most inopportune times — your car breaks down, you have an unexpected medical bill, your air conditioner needs to be replaced. All of these situations, paired with poor money habits or a lack of financial planning, can create a major hole in your budget, leaving you feeling scared or anxious about how you’re going to climb back out. But whether you have unexpected expenses, you spend above your means or you feel like you’re behind on saving for retirement, the key to finding stability is intention. Here, the financial and investment experts of Kiplinger Advisor Collective walk through the steps anyone can take right now to start building a more financially stable future and why doing so is key to living the life you want. 

How Generative AI Is Changing Personal Finance for Homeowners


AI technologies can improve the financial management of homes and provide more value to homeowners.

Company details


Company bio

HomeZada is a personal finance / fintech platform for consumers to manage, maintain, protect, improve and eventually sell their largest asset and biggest expense, their home. HomeZada has pioneered this "digital home management" market by combining multiple apps, content, data and AI into a single platform that empowers homeowners to save money, get organized, and improve the value of their residential real estate assets. HomeZada is also a customer engagement and marketing platform for financial services, insurance, real estate and home improvement companies to engage their homeowner clients to build loyalty, increase renewals, and market additional products to homeowners.


Financial Technology (Fintech)

Area of focus

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Consumer Finance
Real Estate Finance & Investment

Company size

11 - 50