NGPF Podcast: Tim Talks To Jonathan Clements, Award Winning Author and Columnist
Thanks to Jonathan Clements for sharing his wisdom with the personal finance community in this NGPF podcast.
Jonathan shares what he learned in the process of penning over 1,000 columns for the Wall Street Journal including the power of storytelling and what makes personal finance so engaging. As he transitions to the classroom this fall to teach a course at Mercy College in New York, he discusses how he plans to bring his holistic approach to personal finance to the classroom.
Invest the thirty minutes in this podcast and not only will you be smarter about saving and investing but you will also walk away with some ideas for your classroom. Enjoy!
- Parting Shot: What I Learned from Writing 1,008 Columns (Wall Street Journal, 2008)
- Don’t Create A Budget…(MarketWatch)
- Use Everyday Life to Make Your Kids Smarter About Money (MarketWatch)
- Jonathan Clements website and newsletter
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About the Author
Tim's saving habits started at seven when a neighbor with a broken hip gave him a dog walking job. Her recovery, which took almost a year, resulted in Tim getting to know the bank tellers quite well (and accumulating a savings account balance of over $300!). His recent entrepreneurial adventures have included driving a shredding truck, analyzing executive compensation packages for Fortune 500 companies and helping families make better college financing decisions. After volunteering in 2010 to create and teach a personal finance program at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, Tim saw firsthand the impact of an engaging and activity-based curriculum, which inspired him to start a new non-profit, Next Gen Personal Finance.