Welcome to this edition of THE REAL DEAL with Jason Silverman! This episode is fantastic. For anybody who ever felt it important to either become more financially literate, or if you are interested in helping kids to develop this kind of valuable life skill, you MUST listen to this episode.
Jason Silverman got a chance to catch up with with financial literacy expert, Sharon Lechter. Sharon shared a TON of valuable information and did it in a fun and approachable manner.
Strap yourself in and get ready! This is going to be great!
A little about Sharon Lechter…
Sharon Lechter is the founder and CEO of Pay Your Family First, a financial education organization, and YOUTHpreneur, an innovative new way to spark the entrepreneurial spirit in our children. Sharon is an entrepreneur, author, philanthropist, educator, international speaker, licensed CPA, Chartered Global Management Accountant and, most importantly a mother and grandmother. She has been a pioneer in developing new technologies, programs and products to bring education into children’s lives in ways that are innovative, challenging and fun, and remains committed to education – particularly financial literacy.
Listen to today’s podcast and discover:
1.) What sparked Sharon’s passion for entrepreneurship and financial literacy?
2.) What is ThriveTime for Teens, Sharon’s financial literacy board game; how does that game help teach children about finance?
3.) What is Youthpreneur, Sharon’s after school programs, in what schools is she bringing this program to and how is it structured to teach financial literacy?
4.) What are some major strides that Sharon has experienced in the fight for financial literacy?
5.) What’s next- what problems remain in financial literacy among our youth and what still needs to happen?
- http://www.sharonlechter.com/women– Check out Sharon’s main site to discover more about how she’s helping improve the financial literacy and success of future generations.