we're the walter family.

The Walter Years, LLC was established in July 2019, one month before Phillip & Tessa Walter tied the knot in Gettysburg, PA. With entrepreneurship in their hearts, they named their umbrella business "The Walter Years" with the intention of creating numerous businesses together under it. Since the summer of 2019 they have created six different streams under TWY and see no end in sight! Most recently they have announced their newest business endeavor, a luxury pop-up picnic business, Gettysburg Picnics. The happy couple became first-time parents in August 2020 and look forward to introducing their son to the world of entrepreneurship in the future.

We look forward to working with you soon!
- Phillip & Tessa Walter


Our Services

Social media presents an opportunity for us to connect with new friends around the world and provide free financial and career coaching, business building, and other tidbits of information we hope makes your life easier and fulfilled. We understand not everyone can afford our one on one coaching services but perhaps you've visited this site from one of our social media platforms after being encouraged, educated, or inspired. If you feel it deserved, we would be grateful if you bought us a coffee and sincerely appreciate the compliment!

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Gettysburg Picnics

Better than your basic basket! Established in December 2020, Phillip & Tessa look forward to bringing pop-up luxury picnics to Gettysburg as early as April 2021. Whether you're planning a special date night, a birthday or bachelorette party, a bridal or baby shower, or just want a fun outing that will make your Instagram followers drool - we've got you covered.

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Financial Coaching

Whether you're drowning in debt or planning a financially independent life (or both!), we've got you covered. Tessa works one-on-one with clients who are paying off debt & creates personalized plans to do so. Phillip works with clients who are interested in retiring early and living what we know as a "FI" (financially independent) life.

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Career Coaching

No matter where you are in your career - just beginning or about to retire - we are here to help! Brainstorming business ideas is a passion of ours as well as helping you create a strategic plan, utilize social media and free advertising to your benefit, or assisting you in making your side gig your full time job. Let us help you develop resumes, cover letters, prepare for job interviews, and more!

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Freelance Writing

Tessa has been a freelance writer for well over a decade writing for local magazines and newspapers in New York, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Italy. Most recently, her work can be found in the magazine Celebrate Gettysburg. In addition, Tessa is also a published author, assisting with two books (Assignment: Love and Living In an Inspired World). For a full list of Tessa's work, visit her LinkedIn profile.