MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley (Teen Finance & Money Skills)
Money Matters Episode 102- Moneylive 2015 W/ Lonnie Mathews

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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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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