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

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.

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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:

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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

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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:

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On todays episode of Money Matters we discussed some of the issues around raising money smart kids. We examined what steps a parent can take to introduce children to positive financial behaviors at an early age. Is it okay to give kids an allowance and how much is appropriate?

We were joined by family psychotherapist and author Dr. Fran Walfish. Dr. Walfish is the author of The Self Aware Parent: Resolving Conflict and Building a Better Bond with Your Child. Dr. Walfish is a regular contributor to Parents Magazine "Ask The Experts". Dr. Walfish has been interviewed in the Wall Street Journal and published in the New York Times.

To find out more about Dr. Walfish you can visit her website at:

www.drfranwalfish.com

or to find her book The Self Aware Parent visit:

 

http://amzn.to/18DDQqX 

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:

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I hosted the Open Journal show this morning on KPFT 90.1 FM to promote Money Matters which streams live every Friday morning at 10 AM on the HD3 channel. After a short introduction I was joined live in the studio by Jessica Bolanos and Nelson Vanegas of Goodspero.

Goodspero is an organization that focuses on education, literacy and gender equality in education. The husband and wife team have helped provide access to books in communities that would otherwise have little or no access to them, as well as scholarships for girls facing obstacles in areas of gender inequality. The project Goodspero is currently involved with if achieved will be the largest educational crowd fund ever.

To find out more about Goodspero visit:

www.goodspero.com

or

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-biggest-crowdfund-for-education-ever-goodspero

 

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:

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I will be hosting the Open Journal show tommorow from 9:30 am to 10:00 am on KPFT 90.1 FM. We will be promoting the Money Matters show that comes on every Friday morning at 10 am on the HD3 digital streaming page found here:

www.kpft.org

 

We will be joined live in the studio by Jessica Bolanos and Nelson Vanegas, founders of Goodspero. They will be filming our conversation to be part of an upcoming film documenting their efforts towards the largest educational crowdfunding ever. To learn more about there cause visit the website at:

www.goodspero.com

or to learn more about the current crowdfunding and film project visit:

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-biggest-crowdfund-for-education-ever-goodspero

 

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

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On this episode we will react, and discuss the city of Detroit declaring bankruptcy. We discuss how this could lead to a ripple effect in the municipal bond market and in turn affect your own retirement savings plan.
When entire cities declare bankruptcy how can an individual avoid going down the same path?
We were joined by Financial Coach Daniel Scholl with Family Services of Greater Houston who shared with us the Financial Stability program. More specifically we discussed the free Financial Coaching program and how to become involved with this resource.

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:

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To find out more about Family Services of Greater Houston visit them at:

www.familyservices.org

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On this episode we discuss Corporate Social Responsibility and what a company can do to help people, The planet and still earn a profit (Triple Bottom Line).

We were joined by bank whistleblower and freelance writer Brian Penny. A former project manager and analyst at Countrywide Home Loans and Bank of America. Penny worked with Anonymous to leak confidential BofA emails to the media and public in an event called Black Monday.  The event launched Operation Empire State Rebellion, earning him the support of whistleblowers and Anons worldwide.

As a writer Brian is a frequent contributor to Jim Cramers Mainstreet.com, Lifehack, Hardcore Droid and various other publications.

Throughout 2011, Penny and Anonymous helped organize and support the US Day of Rage protests, evolving into Occupy Wall Street and ultimately the Occupy Movement.

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:

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To visit Brian's website you can go to : www.thoughforyourpenny.com

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Category:Corporate Social Responsibility -- posted at: 11:35am PDT
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Listen in tomorrow at 10:00 am to hear us discuss Corporate Social Responsibility and what a company can do to help people, The planet and still earn a profit (Triple Bottom Line).

We will also be joined by bank whistleblower and freelance writer Brian Penny. A former project manager and analyst at Countrywide Home Loans and Bank of America. Penny worked with Anonymous to leak confidential BofA emails to the media and public in an event called Black Monday.  The event launched Operation Empire State Rebellion, earning him the support of whistleblowers and Anons worldwide.

Throughout 2011, Penny and Anonymous helped organize and support the US Day of Rage protests, evolving into Occupy Wall Street and ultimately the Occupy Movement.

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

 

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