Tue, 2 June 2015
MoneyLIVE is a program designed for high school through college age youth to provide them with the financial decision-making tools they need to create financial independence. The lessons learned during this event create good financial habits that last a lifetime.
Today we were joined by speaker and author Lonnie Mathews.
Lonnie Mathews is a motivational financial speaker who empowers audiences with tools and strategies to make immediate and long-term shifts in their lives. Lonnie gets audiences excited about taking charge of their financial futures. Companies hire Lonnie because he increases productivity, decreases employee financial issues and empowers their team to do more with their existing salaries.
Lonnie speaks from the heart about his life and past experiences. To realize his passion in life, he had to travel a long and difficult road. By doing so, it has made all the difference. Armed with degrees in finance and accounting, Lonnie has worked as a financial analyst and planner but struggled with his own personal finances
We were also joined today by Susan Edwards With Houston Business Journal who updated us on what is going on with the Houston energy sector as well as recent bank changes.
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Category:Teen Finance & Money Skills -- posted at: 3:06pm PST
Fri, 26 July 2013
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.
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Fri, 28 June 2013
Money Matters Episode 7 - Teen Finance and Money Skills W/ Guest Deidre Jackson from Family Services
Do you have teenagers who are constantly asking you for money? On this episode we cover teen finance and money skills. Our guest is Deidre Jackson with Family Service Centers of Greater Houston. Deidre talks with us about the "Ways to Work" car loan program available through Family Service Centers. This program helps parents with credit issues purchase a car for their teens or themselves. Listen in!
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