The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

Have you lost your job, been laid off or thinking of changing jobs. On this episode we discussed some often overlooked resources for job seekers. I will be offering the following free report:

  • Starting a New Career
  • Surviving Financially When Unemployed
  • Financial Survival After a Job Loss
  • Coping with Unemployment
  • Changing Jobs? Take Your 401(K) and ... Roll It?



After the break we were joined by the Director of the City Of Houston's Office of Business Development Carlencia Wright and Brendan Cotter with TweetMyJobs. We discussed the city's new free job resource TweetMyJobs-Houston. To find out more about this free resource you can vist:

http://houston.tweetmyjobs.com/

http://www.houstontx.gov/obo/

www.tweetmyjobs.com



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Category:Job Seekers -- posted at: 1:37pm PST
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Tune in tomorrow morning at 10:00 am on KPFT.org, HD3 link for Money Matters.  Have you lost your job, been laid off or thinking of changing jobs. Tommorow we will discuss some often overlooked resources for job seekers. I will be offering the following free report:

  • Starting a New Career
  • Surviving Financially When Unemployed
  • Financial Survival After a Job Loss
  • Coping with Unemployment
  • Changing Jobs? Take Your 401(K) and ... Roll It?



After the break we will be joined by the Director of the City Of Houston's Office of Business Development Carlencia Wright and Brendan Cotter with TweetMyJobs. We will be discussing the city's new free job resource TweetMyJobs-Houston. To find out more about this free resource you can vist:

http://houston.tweetmyjobs.com/



You can listen live by going to www.kpft.org and clicking on the HD3 tab. You can also listen to this episode and others by podcast at:

http://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/moneymatters

Category:Job Seekers -- posted at: 8:50am PST
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Do you want to help out your kid's school or PTA but find the idea of pushing candy at work or selling gift wrap lame. On Todays show we discussed fundraising and I shared some of my fundraising horror stories.

After the break we were joined by Sarah Barrett author of the book A Mom's Guide to School Fundraising:



A Mom's Guide To School Fundraising

You can listen live by going to www.kpft.org and clicking on the HD3 tab. You can also listen to this episode and others by podcast at:

http://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/moneymatters

Direct download: MMEpisode15.mp3
Category:Education -- posted at: 11:00am PST
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Tune in tomorrow morning at 10:00 am on KPFT.org, HD3 link for Money Matters.  Do you want to help out your kid's school or PTA but find the idea of pushing candy at work or selling gift wrap lame. I will be sharing with you some of my fundraising horror stories.

After the break we will be joined by Sarah Barrett author of the book A Mom's Guide to School Fundraising:



A Mom's Guide To School Fundraising

 

You can listen live by going to www.kpft.org and clicking on the HD3 tab. You can also listen to this episode and others by podcast at:

http://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/moneymatters

 



Category:Education -- posted at: 2:14pm PST
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Todays topic on the show is Pay it Forward - 5 Unique Ways to give to a Charitable Organization. We discuss some of the reasons that people don't give to charities or non-profits. We also take an in depth look at five different options for charitable giving that leave the donor in control of there donations.

 

At the 2nd 1/2 of the show we are joined by Richard Simonds Director of the Thrive Connection at Family Services of Greater Houston. We discussed Family Services of Greater Houston and specifically looked at the Thrive Initiative. 

To learn more about this topic visit:

www.familyservices.org

and

http://unitedwayhouston.org/?NewsID=516

 

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Direct download: MMEpisode14.mp3
Category:Charitable Giving -- posted at: 11:22am PST
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Have you ever heard a CEO or Public Relations person from a company speak to the press and then thought "what the hell is this guy talking about?"  During the first part of the show we continued our discussion of Corporate Responsibility and Accountability.

After the break we were joined by Author and CEO L.J. Rittenhouse (www.rittenhouserankings.com) L.J. Rittenhouse is a trust and valuation expert, as well as a financial strategist and innovation coach to FORTUNE 500 and small cap companies. She is founder, CEO and President of Rittenhouse Rankings, Inc.

L.J. has written the following books:

Investing Between the Lines: How to Make Smarter Decisions By Decoding CEO Communications

Do Business with People You Can Trust: Balancing Profits and Principles - Fifth Anniversary Edition

Buffett's Bites : The Essential Investor's Guide to Warren Buffett's Shareholder Letters

 

We discussed how to cut through the FOG of corporate double speak. We also discussed how companies can benefit from being transparent and truthful.

You can also listen to this episode and others by podcast at:

http://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/moneymatters

We are also available on Itunes, Zune and Stitcher Radio

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Direct download: MMEpisode13.mp3
Category:Corporate Social Responsibility -- posted at: 1:19pm PST
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Tune in tomorrow morning at 10:00 am on KPFT.org, HD3 link for Money Matters.  Have you ever heard a CEO or Public Relations person from a company speak to the press and then thought "what the hell is this guy talking about?"  During the first part of the show we will be continuing our discussion of Corporate Responsibility and Accountability.

After the break we will be joined by Author and CEO L.J. Rittenhouse (www.rittenhouserankings.com) L.J. Rittenhouse is a trust and valuation expert, as well as a financial strategist and innovation coach to FORTUNE 500 and small cap companies. She is founder, CEO and President of Rittenhouse Rankings, Inc.

L.J. has written the following books:

Investing Between the Lines: How to Make Smarter Decisions By Decoding CEO Communications

Do Business with People You Can Trust: Balancing Profits and Principles - Fifth Anniversary Edition

Buffett's Bites : The Essential Investor's Guide to Warren Buffett's Shareholder Letters

 

We will discuss how to cut through the FOG of corporate double speak. We will also discuss how companies can benefit from being transparent and truthful. 

 

You can listen live by going to www.kpft.org and clicking on the HD3 tab. You can also listen to this episode and others by podcast at:

http://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/moneymatters

We are also available on Itunes, Zune and Stitcher Radio

Please Like Us and add your comments to the show.

Category:general -- posted at: 11:57am PST
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So you decided to quit your square job and follow your dreams. Now its time to pay the rent. What roadblocks does one face putting together a budget when you are self-employed or an independent contractor. During the first part of the show we discussed tips for budgeting if you are self employed or have irregular income coming in.

After the break we were joined by Comedian, Actor and Author Dan Nainan. ( www.danielnainan.com )

Dan has shared his comedy in front of many different venues across the country. Dan even performed in front of President Obama at a presidential gala. To see President Obama call Dan "F-ing Hilarious" Click here: http://vimeo.com/63621461 

We discussed Dan's transformation from Senior Engineer at Intel to a successful stand up comedian. We discussed his experience on Last Comic Standing and his new book :  The Best Book on How To Become A Full-time Stand-up Comedian

You can also listen to this episode and others by podcast at:

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:48pm PST
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Tune in tomorow morning at 10:00 am on KPFT.org, HD3 link for Money Matters. So you decided to quit your square job and follow your dreams. Now its time to pay the rent. What roadblocks does one face putting together a budget when you are self-employed or an independent contractor. During the first part of the show we will be discussing tips for budgeting if you are self employed or have irregular income coming in.

After the break we will be joined by Comedian, Actor and Author Dan Nainan. ( www.danielnainan.com )

Dan has shared his comedy in front of many different venues across the country. Dan even performed in front of President Obama at a presidential gala. To see President Obama call Dan "F-ing Hilarious" Click here: http://vimeo.com/63621461 

We will discuss Dan's transformation from Senior Engineer at Intel to a successful stand up comedian. We will discuss his experience on Last Comic Standing and his new book :  The Best Book on How To Become A Full-time Stand-up Comedian

You can listen live by going to www.kpft.org and clicking on the HD3 tab. You can also listen to this episode and others by podcast at:

http://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/moneymatters

We are also available on Itunes, Zune and Stitcher Radio

Please Like Us and add your comments to the show.

 

 

Category:Comedy -- posted at: 10:09am PST
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