The Future of Financial Literacy: Can We Raise Kids’ ‘Money IQ'?

September 28, 2022
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The Buzz 1: “Reading and ‘riting and ‘rithmetic – taught to the tune of the hick’ry stick.” School Days, song written in 1907 by Will D. Cobb and Gus Edwards, is about a couple looking back sentimentally on primary school. The Buzz 2: “In the past, financial literacy has been pushed aside within K-12 schools. There has been a lack of agreement about how and what to teach.…Because financial education prepares students for the realities they’ll face in the real world and contributes directly to their future success, it deserves to hold the same priority as any other K-12 subject.” [Alice Lee] The Buzz 3: “Students in states with financial education curricula are more likely to save and less likely to pay credit cards late…also more likely to be banked…Digital financial literacy is more front and center….” [ibid] The Buzz 4: “Preschool-aged children are capable of learning simple spending plans. Early training in categorizing money establishes patterns for future money-management behavior… the concept of dividing their money into categories – save, spend, share… understand money is limited in quantity…” [] We’ll ask Karen Tenenbaum, Rumbi Petrozzello, Kelly Kirk-Xu, Mac Gardner and Annamaria Lusardi for their take on The Future of Financial Literacy: Can We Raise Our Kids’ ‘Money IQ’?

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Technology in many shapes, forms, and devices is already shaping nearly every aspect of your life. How? On your smart phone and tablet with thousands of apps to enhance your work and daily living. On streaming media that lets you watch TV and movies anytime anywhere. On social media where your voice is instantly amplified to reach the world. Think you’ve seen it all? Not! There’s more to come and you’re part of making it happen – right now. Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she speaks with future-focused visionaries on Technology Revolution: The Future of Now, broadcasting live every Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time, on the Business Channel.

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham produced and hosted her first live talk radio show in 1998 on AM1240–WGBB, Long Island, NY’s oldest terrestrial radio station. A few years later, she moved from terrestrial to Internet radio with her author interview show, “Up Close and Personal.” In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she developed the concept for a weekly live global business thought leadership roundtable series on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel – and launched “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” on October 5, 2011. Over the next nine years, Bonnie D. created, produced and hosted 46 additional SAP series on the Business Channel, attracting millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has developed and hosted live radio and podcast series on the Business Channel for eight additional organizations, as well as her own weekly series, “Read My Lips: Cool Conversations with Creatives with akaRadioRed,” on the Empowerment Channel. In 2023, her live-streaming “Technology Revolution: The Future of Now” series was ranked No. 6 on FeedSpot’s Top 70 Technology Podcasts to Listen to in 2023. What powers Bonnie D.’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”

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