loader from loading.io

Money Matters Episode 229 - Financial Literacy W/ Jackie Aguilera

The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

Release Date: 04/03/2019

Money Matters Episode 276 – Educating Online During COVID-19 Part 2 w/ Jackie Aguilera show art Money Matters Episode 276 – Educating Online During COVID-19 Part 2 w/ Jackie Aguilera

The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many schools to abruptly educate from a distance. Today, we spoke with Jackie Aguilera, Project Manager Mayors office for Adult Literacy and former CEO of EastSide University, a longtime nationally recognized leader in mobile learning and digital innovation. In April, we visited with Jackie. This is a follow up to that show to see where Houston is at now that we have seen an uptick in Covid cases. How have educators adapted?

info_outline
Money Matters Episode 275 – Does College Really Prepare You for Work w/ Megan O'Connor show art Money Matters Episode 275 – Does College Really Prepare You for Work w/ Megan O'Connor

The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

College is one of the biggest investments that families make, and yet many students spend much of their time in college figuring out what they want to do. There’s very little time between high school and college to explore career interests. 30% of undergrads change their major at least once within three years of initial enrollment. 40% of bachelors’ degree holders would study a different major if they had to do it all over again.

info_outline
Money Matters Episode 274 - The Biggest Bluff w/ Maria Konnikova show art Money Matters Episode 274 - The Biggest Bluff w/ Maria Konnikova

The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

It's true that Maria Konnikova had never actually played poker before and didn't even know the rules when she approached Erik Seidel, Poker Hall of Fame inductee and winner of tens of millions of dollars in earnings, and convinced him to be her mentor. But she knew her man: a famously thoughtful and broad-minded player, he was intrigued by her pitch that she wasn't interested in making money so much as learning about life.

info_outline
Money Matters Episode 273 -Financial Health and Optimism Even in an Economic Downturn W/ Michelle Gielan show art Money Matters Episode 273 -Financial Health and Optimism Even in an Economic Downturn W/ Michelle Gielan

The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

Lasting effects from the worst economic downturn in our lifetime are having a staggering effect on financial health. In fact, a recent survey from Frost Bank shows current financial health as a result of the pandemic is low, with two in five (40%) Americans citing their financial situation as fair or poor.

info_outline
Money Matters Episode 272 -The Economics of Wind Energy  W/ Daryl Losaw and Samuel Gerbus show art Money Matters Episode 272 -The Economics of Wind Energy W/ Daryl Losaw and Samuel Gerbus

The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the United States reached a wind power generating capacity of 82,000 megawatts in 2016. That year over 8,200 megawatts of wind capacity was installed, with the top states in terms of capacity being Texas, Iowa, Oklahoma, California, and Kansas. The first commercial offshore wind facility was completed as well, in Rhode Island, and 41 states had utility scale wind power available.

info_outline
Money Matters Episode 271- Dome Homes , Bunkers and Strom Shelters W/ Dave Pressler show art Money Matters Episode 271- Dome Homes , Bunkers and Strom Shelters W/ Dave Pressler

The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

Approximately 10,000 lives are saved each year due to shelters and emergency plans. Thirty six percent (36%) of Americans do not have emergency plans in the event of dangerous weather.

info_outline
Money Matters Episode 270 - Balancing Multiple Businesses C19 w/ Jonathan Johnson AKA Dr.Wound show art Money Matters Episode 270 - Balancing Multiple Businesses C19 w/ Jonathan Johnson AKA Dr.Wound

The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

How can business leaders and every day people prepare for unforeseen crisis situations, like COVID-19? How do you balance multiple businesses and build a solid foundation? Telehealth is proving itself to be the future of medicine and a new tele-wound care platform.

info_outline
Money Matters Episode 269 - Elder Care, Estate Planning during Covid -19 w/   Kim Hegwood show art Money Matters Episode 269 - Elder Care, Estate Planning during Covid -19 w/ Kim Hegwood

The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

Older adults are less likely to have a will: The number of older and middle-aged adults with estate planning documents dropped by 20% and 25% since 2019, respectively.

info_outline
COVID-19 Response Special Edition- Covid 19, High Stakes Poker & the Zero-Sum Game w/ Sarah Nadav show art COVID-19 Response Special Edition- Covid 19, High Stakes Poker & the Zero-Sum Game w/ Sarah Nadav

The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

"You can’t have a win/win scenario in poker because of the way the game is designed. In economic and game theory we call this a zero-sum game."

info_outline
Covid 19 Response Special Edition- Should Seniors Claim Social Security Early W/ Laurence Kotlikoff show art Covid 19 Response Special Edition- Should Seniors Claim Social Security Early W/ Laurence Kotlikoff

The Houston Midtown Chapter of The Society for Financial Awareness Presents MONEY MATTERS with Christopher Hensley

"The near-nationwide lockdown intended to slow the spread of COVID-19 has created “a perfect macroeconomic storm” that’s put the U.S. on track for a depression worse even than the Great Depression — it is therefore “idiotic exuberance” to invest in the market now"

info_outline
 
More Episodes

In order to boost the economy of Houston, Houston Center for Literacy strengthens providers of adult education who, in turn, provide necessary skills for underemployed citizens to fulfill their potential and become economically self-sufficient. 

Houston Money Week (HMW) is a community wide initiative to empower families and individuals with financial education.  Through the collaboration and coordinated effort of organizations across Houston and surrounding areas, including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, non-profits, government agencies and the media, individuals of all ages will have access to financial resources and ongoing opportunities.

 Jackie Aguilera has over 20 years experience in adult education and curriculum development. She has taught literacy, ESL, college success courses, and workforce readiness skills development at UH Downtown, University of Houston, Houston Community College, and the Houston Center for Literacy.  Jackie serves on advisory boards for the Houston Center for Literacy and the PVAM Cooperative Extension Program for Family & Consumer Sciences. She is a member of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation Partner Network and a member of the adult education committees for Houston Money Week and the Alliance for Economic Inclusion. 

To learn more about Jackie, visit:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jackie-aguilera-10362477/

To learn more about Houston Money Week visit:

www.Houstonmoneyweek.org

Financial Advisor Magazine Articles:

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/advisors-stay-the-course-amid-monday-s-market-drop-22864.html?section=3 

http://www.fa-mag.com/news/on-it-s-80th-anniversaryadvisors-consider-social-security-s-impactfuture-22784.html?section=3

You can listen live by going to www.kpft.org and clicking on the HD3 tab.
You can also listen to this episode and others by podcast at:

http://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/moneymatters

or

www.moneymatterspodcast.com

#KPFTHOUSTON

#HoustonMoneyWK

#Jackieaguilera