Category «Financial Literacy Platform»

Phase 2: Production has begun

Production has begun

It’s funny how drastically my focus on each goal ebbs and flows.  I specifically remember putting tons of focus in my financial goal to pay off all of my debt ($70,111 to be exact) for the first year or so.  I was working so many jobs I couldn’t even keep up, but every spare penny …

Things Learned from the Gen W Survey 2

Gen W Survey 2

Some of you may remember a few months back I asked folks to take a quick survey to gauge whether I was on the right track with my entrepreneurial goal: Generation Wealthy (Gen W).  First off, thank you!  Because of those of you who took the survey, or passed the link along, I was able to get a …

Generation Wealthy Survey; Got 2 Minutes? 1

Generation Wealthy Survey

Happy Monday!  You all know that I’ve been working hard on my entrepreneurial goal to build Generation Wealthy, a financial literacy video learning platform to teach both basic and complex personal finance concepts. It would be absolutely amazing if you took 2 minutes out of your day and answered these survey questions.  There is no …

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Steps for My Business

The next immediate step for my entrepreneurial goal is one that doesn’t seem very obvious.  It involves something I love doing: writing click for source. I’m planning on writing a book around basic financial literacy.  I’m probably more excited for this than anything else I’m working on to achieve any of my three goals. Writing …

If You Were Still in High School…..

High School

Hypothetically speaking, if you were a high school student with limited personal finance education from school and family, in what ways would you prefer to learn about money management? Did your school offer personal finance classes?  If so, did you take them?  If not, what were the reasons that kept you from signing up? What …

My First Speaking Engagement! 2

First Speaking Engagement

As many of my regular readers know, I’ve been trying to start a financial literacy program for high school students.  This is a subject I’m very passionate about because my vicious cycle of debt began in high school, as did countless others when they decided they needed loans for college and credit cards to “build credit”. I’ve …

Context to Why I’m Interested in Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

The average college gradaute owes $26,600 in student loans and the national student loan debt amount is increasing. As a recent college graduate myself, I understand as well as anyone what life is like with massive student loan debt.  By the time I graduated a year and a half ago I had accumulated over $70,000 in debt; …