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

Can worker cooperatives help prevent the silver tsunami? The threat of impending retirement of many business-owning baby boomers could result in the closure of businesses, loss of jobs, and loss of critical local services.

Today, We were joined today by Executive Director of Democracy at Work Institute, Melissa Hoover.

Democracy at Work Institute, the think-and-do-tank that expands worker cooperatives as a strategy to address economic and racial inequality. A leader in the worker ownership movement for over fifteen years, Melissa helped start and grow the United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives, the national grassroots membership organization for worker-owned businesses. She was a cooperative business developer for many years with the Arizmendi Association of Cooperatives in Oakland, doing business and capital planning for two startups, training cooperative members, and serving as CFO in the first year of each startup's operations. In 2018, Melissa was named an Executive Fellow of the Rutgers Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing. She currently sits on the Board of Directors of The ICA Group/Local Enterprise Assistance Fund, The Working World, and Safe Passages of Oakland, and serves as a strategic advisor to foundations, investors, nonprofits, local governments and other organizations that want to incorporate worker ownership into their economic development and community wealth-building programs. Originally from Kansas City, Melissa attended Stanford University on a full scholarship, earning a BA in History with a research focus on immigrant women's role building cooperative movements in the U.S.

 

To learn more about the Democracy at Work Institute, visit:

https://www.institute.coop

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www.Houstonmoneyweek.org

http://www.cheatsheet.com/personal-finance/how-schools-can-improve-their-personal-finance-education.html/

Financial Advisor Magazine Articles:

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/advisors-stay-the-course-amid-monday-s-market-drop-22864.html?section=3 

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/on-it-s-80th-anniversaryadvisors-consider-social-security-s-impactfuture-22784.html?section=3

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Did you lose your car in the flood waters that Imelda brought to the Gulf Coast area? Without reliable transportation to get you to work or take the kids to school how do you start getting back on track? Are you worried that based on your credit history you might get price gouged or pay an unreasonably high interest rate? Many people are not aware of a nonprofit organization that can help get you back on the road. We already have solutions in place as part of the Rebuild Texas Fund partnership.

We were joined today by On The Road Regional Director, Lucretia Jelks.

On the Road Lending is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2013 that provides vehicle selection assistance and long-term financial mentoring to address a little understood, but substantial problem—providing a way for low-income individuals and families to overcome transportation barriers so they can get to work, lead healthier lives, and avoid predatory lending. We help people improve their credit and purchase fuel-efficient, reliable cars, financing them through our sister private-equity loan fund with a low-cost loan.

 

To learn more about On The Road Lending, visit:

https://www.ontheroadlending.org/

To learn more about Houston Money Week visit:

www.Houstonmoneyweek.org

 

http://www.cheatsheet.com/personal-finance/how-schools-can-improve-their-personal-finance-education.html/

Financial Advisor Magazine Articles:

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/advisors-stay-the-course-amid-monday-s-market-drop-22864.html?section=3 

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/on-it-s-80th-anniversaryadvisors-consider-social-security-s-impactfuture-22784.html?section=3

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Have you ever wondered what the best way to differentiate yourself is? How can you rise about the competition and all the noise in today's crowded world?

In Think and Grow Rich - Success and Something Greater, authors Sharon Lechter and Greg Reid once again join forces with the Napoleon Hill Foundation including never before published original content from Napoleon Hill. In today's world of instant news and social media, businesses, leaders and influencers must find a way to differentiate themselves from all their competition and engage people in their missions. They need to rise above all the noise. They can do this by defining their Secret Sauce or Magic Key. Reid and Lechter followed the proven path of Hill and sought out multi-millionaires and asked them to share the Magic Keys to their success and legacy. While their individual stories differ significantly...they all share a devotion to their mission...to their secret sauce...their Magic Key...their legacy.

John Assaraf - Mastery of Thought
John Ashworth - Find the Gap in the Marketplace
Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey - Ask the Right Questions
Rita Davenport - Build Your People

These are just a few of the people who share their stories in Think and Grow Rich - Success and Something Greater. Their stories are not just motivational...they are real...they are honest...they take the reader on their personal journeys. The readers will not just relate to the individuals highlighted in the book they will begin looking for how they can adopt their magic keys into their own journeys. Before reaching the last page, the reader will already be more self-confident, more energized, more focused, ready to ask the right questions and most importantly ready to take action and realize their own success, wealth and achievement, and in doing so, define and create their legacy.

To learn more about Sharon, visit:

https://sharonlechter.com/about/

To learn more about Houston Money Week visit:

www.Houstonmoneyweek.org

 

http://www.cheatsheet.com/personal-finance/how-schools-can-improve-their-personal-finance-education.html/

Financial Advisor Magazine Articles:

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/advisors-stay-the-course-amid-monday-s-market-drop-22864.html?section=3 

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/on-it-s-80th-anniversaryadvisors-consider-social-security-s-impactfuture-22784.html?section=3

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Are you ready to get unstuck, love your work, and make the dream happen? 

If so, Brian Dixon has the answer for you in his eye-opening new book, Start with Your People: The Daily Decision that Changes Everything. After one too many burned bridges and failed projects, Brian Dixon set out to discover the secret to work you love and a life that matters. In Start with Your People, Brian shows you the single most important key to fully engage your relationships and unlock the door to purpose, passion, and profit.

The truth is, your dream is not a solo venture. You need your people. And your people need you. Start with Your People is your one-stop guide for maximizing the most important resource to succeed in business and in life: relationships. Enter a new kind of hustle - one that supercharges what's possible on your path to profitable purpose.

Start with Your People is the step-by-step blueprint you need to love your work and get after it. Packed with strategic principles, practical tips, and engaging stories, you’ll be able to lean into your home team as you move forward with clarity and confidence.

To learn more about Brian, visit:

https://briandixon.com/about#about

To learn more about Houston Money Week visit:

www.Houstonmoneyweek.org

 

http://www.cheatsheet.com/personal-finance/how-schools-can-improve-their-personal-finance-education.html/

Financial Advisor Magazine Articles:

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/advisors-stay-the-course-amid-monday-s-market-drop-22864.html?section=3 

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/on-it-s-80th-anniversaryadvisors-consider-social-security-s-impactfuture-22784.html?section=3

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Have you ever heard of a world-class photographer dubbed "A Master of Light"?

Michael Grecco is one of the best-known celebrity photographers in the world. His beautiful, insightful work is all around us--on movie posters, in advertising, on magazine covers, everywhere. “I delight in inspiring people,” he writes. “I want them to stop, think, and feel.”

Grecco grew up near New York City and received his first camera when he was 12. He went on to study filmmaking and photography as an undergraduate at Boston University's School of Communications. While still at university he began working freelance for the Associated Press as a photojournalist. During that time, he also began his career as a magazine photographer. This included an extensive body of work for various national magazines, including Time, Newsweek, Esquire, Vanity Fair, Forbes, and Rolling Stone. As a staff photographer for the Boston Herald, he won several Boston Press Photographers awards.

He is now a regular contributor to People, and regularly covers the Golden Globes, Emmy Awards, and the Academy Awards. His celebrity portraits include many well-known celebrities such as Martin Scorsese, Robert Duvall, Ben Stiller, and Jet Li.

To learn more about Michael, visit:

https://michaelgrecco.com/about/meet-michael

To learn more about Houston Money Week visit:

www.Houstonmoneyweek.org

 

http://www.cheatsheet.com/personal-finance/how-schools-can-improve-their-personal-finance-education.html/

Financial Advisor Magazine Articles:

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/advisors-stay-the-course-amid-monday-s-market-drop-22864.html?section=3 

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/on-it-s-80th-anniversaryadvisors-consider-social-security-s-impactfuture-22784.html?section=3

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