According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, 15.7% of NFL players have filed for bankruptcy within twelve years of retiring. A Sports Illustrated article reports that 78% of NFL players and 60% of NBA players face major financial challenges post retirement.
Dominique Stapleton is not only a sports agent, she is a financial educator to her clients who desperately need literacy and guidance. After working with athletes on their money through her company Stapling Success, Dominique wanted to offer her clients more. This year, she became a Certified NBA sports agent and vows to be the bridge between athlete success off and on the field.