Understanding finances and the markets is hard enough for adults, so how do you make sure that your children are making proper sense of it all? We all want our children grow up to knowing the value of a dollar, but what’s the best way to let them know that money doesn’t grow on trees? Herself the mother of two children in their teens, NBC Financial Editor and Oprah Winfrey Show contributor Jean Chatzky shares her thoughts on how to teach kids about money so that they can become financially stable. One of America’s most respected personal finance experts, Chatzky shows how teaching responsibility, setting limits and living by financial example can all combine to put your kids on the path to personal financial success.
Despite the fact that statistics about women managing their money tend to be all doom and gloom, there’s an untold story out there. In today’s world, there are many women who are taking the reins on their finances and managing their money successfully. Jean Chatzky has spoken to dozens of them, identified their behaviors and boiled them down to seven secrets. In this presentation, she shares those secrets and more, in the hopes of giving more women the confidence to take charge of their fiancés and their life. (This presentation can be tailored for male and mixed audiences.)
In her frank, engaging style, Jean Chatzky explains how to “own your money” to create a satisfying and comfortable life. She outlines the financial attitudes and behaviors of happy people and shows how anyone can live a life of happiness, no matter what you earn. In this presentation, Chatzky reaffirms that finances don’t have to be a source of stress and that people need to take control of that they have – in both happiness and in money.
What’s the number one enemy of building wealth? Debt. If you don’t understand the basics of personal finance, getting out of debt can be quite the challenge. In this presentation, based on her best-selling book Pay It Down and featured as part of Oprah’s “Debt Diet” series, Jean Chatzky shows you how to rid your life of debt once and for all. In an easy to understand, jargon-free blueprint for debt reduction, Chatzky introduces a simple plan whereby saving just $10 dollars a day, audience members can eliminate debt and create capital for saving and investing. In this presentation, audience members aren’t only shown a roadmap for getting out of debt, they are also helped to understand that by eliminating debt, you will also gain freedom and peace of mind.
Why aren’t we making more money? Doesn’t everyone want the financial security that more money provides? Then why aren’t we making smarter decisions about our money? The answers to these questions are often more complicated than the questions themselves. Jean Chatzky, author of Make Money, Not Excuses, believes that the reason most people aren’t wealthier is that we tend to get in our own way, making excuses that stand in the way of achieving our financial goals. These patterns stop us from earning more, saving and investing for the future and protecting what we’ve built. In an engaging discussion about the nature of money and wealth, Chatzky identifies the real reasons why people – especially women – rely on these excuses. She also provides helpful strategies to help audiences stop making excuses to create a life of financial security.
What do you do in a crisis that’s unprecedented What do you do when you can’t rely on history to give you the answers you need – because you’ve never been in this situation before? In times of economic uncertainty, we all are looking for a bit of peace of mind. In this speech, Chatzky shares with audience members a series of her own personal sayings, her Money Mantras to help them find the strength to cope with and put into perspective their financial troubles.
Is it possible to start from nothing and become truly secure financially? What’s the difference between you and Warren Buffett Between you and your boss Between you and your successful neighbor? What do the financially comfortable have that you don’t? It’s not that those people were born into money, caught a lucky break or have an Ivy League education. What’s The Difference?
Based on her most recent book that includes groundbreaking research on the characteristics of the self-made wealthy, Jean Chatzky reveals the traits and habits of those who have moved from the lowest economic strata to the highest. Chatzky helps audiences assess where they are now and offers simple strategies to help them get to where they want to go. In this optimistic and empowering presentation, she helps people see that they themselves have the power within to determine their own financial future and attain stability and even wealth in even the most difficult of economic times.