Harlan shares his journey to financial literacy and how he now supports financial literacy in our communities through the Plutus Foundation.
Take away: Be careful who you get your financial advice from and what their motives are.
Action step: Find the right financial channel for you.
Money Learnings: Harlan grew up a happy, nerdy kid. There was no talk about money.
Bio: Harlan Landes is the founder and executive director of the Plutus Foundation, which he founded in 2015 to provide resources and grant money to assist the independent financial media to create, develop, and administer programs that enhance financial literacy, education, and empowerment
In 2003, He founded one of the first independent personal finance blogs, Consumerism Commentary, to hold himself accountable for his own financial decisions, which helped launch an extensive community of publishers working to develop their own materials online, focusing on topics like budgeting, investing, and wise financial decision-making.
Harlan also created the Plutus Awards to highlight independent financial publishers and to acknowledge and celebrate financial blogs, books, websites, podcasts, and videos.
Harlan’s articles and other media have appeared in U.S. News & World Report, PC World, Yahoo Finance, and other publications and corporate presentations.
Outside of financial media, Harlan is the executive director of the Raiders Drum and Bugle Corps.
Harlan starts off upside down financially.
Why he started the blog.
The reason we struggle with money.
How to discern which information is best.
The money behind internet marketing.
Understanding media literacy.
What's your plan for life?
The line between balance and excellence.
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Any financial advice is for educational purposes only and you should consult with an expert for your specific needs.