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Next Gen Personal Finance

Jun 13, 2017

Today, you will hear from an amazing social entrepreneur, Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose.org. Ask any teacher about his organization and you will see their eyes light up and inevitably hear these words "I love DonorsChoose.org" Why? They have channeled hundreds of millions of dollars from citizen-philanthropists...


Jun 12, 2017

I really enjoyed my recent conversation with Marla Blow who is not your typical credit card executive. She runs a start-up credit card company (FS Card, Inc.) focused on helping subprime customers get their "sea legs" to establish a positive credit history. In a sense, she has been preparing for this role for her entire...


Jun 1, 2017

It was great to have Kiplinger editor Janet Bodnar on the podcast recently. As a newly minted college graduate, I recall leafing through a Kiplinger magazine (pre-internet) and benefitting from their practical, easy to understand financial advice. As an editor, columnist and author, Janet has an amazing depth of...


Jun 1, 2017

I really enjoyed my recent conversation with Dave Mancl. I wanted to learn more about how actions at the state level can act as an accelerant to get financial education into more K-12 classrooms. Dave's state, Wisconsin, has been an early adopter in seeing the value of this education and creating a comprehensive and...