MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

Dive into the insightful world of finance with Franklin J. Parker on the "Money Matters" podcast. From his unique transition from musician to financial expert, Franklin discusses the importance of tailoring investment strategies to individual goals. This episode sheds light on the inadequacies of traditional financial planning and introduces a more personalized, goals-based approach. Learn how to navigate investments, tax efficiency, and wealth preservation in this enlightening conversation.


  1. Introduction & Background - Franklin's journey from musician to finance.
  2. The Shift to Goals-Based Investment - Critique of traditional investment strategies.
  3. Personalizing Financial Planning - Tailoring investments to individual goals.
  4. Risk Management & Tax Efficiency - Strategies for a smarter financial future.
  5. Wealth Preservation for Families - Navigating intergenerational wealth transfer.

Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of how to align your financial strategies with your personal ambitions and challenges.

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Category:Investment -- posted at: 6:31am PDT

Dive into an enlightening conversation with Goodpero, the dynamic duo behind cutting-edge digital content creation and social impact initiatives. In this special Money Matters Podcast episode, we explore the crucial intersection of digital misinformation, social impact, and the power of AI technology in the context of election years. Join us as we uncover actionable strategies to combat digital disinformation, embrace technological advancements, and foster a digitally savvy society ready to tackle the challenges of election cycles with knowledge and vigilance.

Chapters: 00:00 - Introduction Introducing the episode's theme and guests, Goodspero's Jessica BolaƱos and Nelson Vanegas, who are at the forefront of combating digital misinformation and leveraging AI for social good.

02:00 - The Digital Misinformation Challenge Discussion on the pervasiveness of digital misinformation, especially in the context of elections, and Goodspero's approach to addressing it.

08:00 - Goodspero's Evolution A look back at Goodspero's journey from crowdfunding to harnessing the latest in AI technology, focusing on their commitment to social impact and digital literacy.

14:00 - AI and the Fight Against Misinformation Exploring the role of AI in identifying and combating fake news, with practical insights from Goodspero's projects and initiatives.

20:00 - Strategies for Digital Literacy Goodspero shares effective strategies for individuals and organizations to improve digital literacy, crucial for discerning truth in the digital age.

26:00 - The Future of Information Consumption Predictions and insights into how emerging technologies like AR, MR, and XR will shape the consumption of information and the new challenges and opportunities they present.

32:00 - Taking Action: Tools and Resources A comprehensive guide to tools, resources, and strategies that viewers can use to combat misinformation and become more digitally literate, featuring practical advice from Goodspero.

38:00 - Closing Thoughts and Call to Action Final thoughts on the importance of staying informed and proactive in the digital age, with a call to action for viewers to engage with digital literacy efforts and support initiatives aimed at combating misinformation.

Keywords: Digital Misinformation, Election Disinformation, Social Impact, Digital Literacy, Artificial Intelligence, Good Sparrow, Combat Fake News, Digital Content Creation, Technological Advancements, SEO.

Tags: #DigitalMisinformation #Election2024 #SocialImpact #DigitalLiteracy #ArtificialIntelligence #GoodSparrow #FakeNews #ContentCreation #TechAdvancements #SEOTips  @Goodspero 

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Category:Financial Literacy -- posted at: 4:14pm PDT

In this engaging episode of Money Matters, Christopher Hensley dives into a morning discussion with Ascend AI Solutions' Mark Anderson and Jnr Asher, straight from Australia. They explore the pivotal role of AI in redefining financial planning and business efficiency across global time zones.

Unveiling the journey of Ascend AI since the ChatGPT era, the dialogue illuminates AI's potential in digital marketing and beyond, offering a peek into the future of AI-driven business solutions and strategies for seamless integration into existing processes.

00:00 - Introduction to Ascend AI Solutions and Guests

03:45 - The Genesis of Ascend AI Post-ChatGPT

08:30 - Leveraging AI for Business Efficiency and Digital Marketing 

15:20 - The Incremental Adoption of AI in Business 

22:10 - Innovative AI Technologies and Solutions for Tax Compliance

29:00 - The Future of AI in Business Operations and Client Engagement

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Category:Financial Literacy -- posted at: 9:01am PDT