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Teens and young adults around the world... It is no secret that learning about finances is boring for us, but the reality is that being financially illiterate is not an option. Through WhyFI Matters, we will explore fun, trendy and interesting topics while improving our financial IQ & learn about global citizenship, so that hopefully we won't have to live in our parents' basement when we're older!

WhyFI Matter‪$‬ Kriti

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Teens and young adults around the world... It is no secret that learning about finances is boring for us, but the reality is that being financially illiterate is not an option. Through WhyFI Matters, we will explore fun, trendy and interesting topics while improving our financial IQ & learn about global citizenship, so that hopefully we won't have to live in our parents' basement when we're older!

    Women in the Workforce ft. Dr. Linda Carli

    Women in the Workforce ft. Dr. Linda Carli

    It’s been a few weeks since the last episode, but I am excited to keep the conversation about the gender pay gap going and transition into talking about women in the workforce and how leadership and job progression impact the pay gap and a woman’s ability to advance her career. Today’s guest, Dr. Linda Carli, is a senior lecturer emerita in psychology at Wellesley College. Her research focuses on women’s influence and leadership and she is the co-author of Through the Labyrinth: The Truth About How Women Become Leaders, which was published in conjunction with the Center for Public Leadership of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. I am super excited to talk to her about women’s leadership and how it is related to the pay gap, women’s work participation, and family dynamics. 

    Transcript and other links for this episode: https://www.whyfimatters.com/post/women-in-workforce-ft-dr-linda-carli 
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    • 45 min
    How Tech is Helping Close the Gender Pay Gap ft. CEO of Gapsquare, Dr. Zara Nanu

    How Tech is Helping Close the Gender Pay Gap ft. CEO of Gapsquare, Dr. Zara Nanu

    Today we're going to be talking about the gender pay gap! Our guest lives all the way across the Atlantic ocean in Bristol, England.  Her name is Dr. Zara Nanu and she is a powerful advocate for workplace gender equality and fair pay. Zara's career, interestingly enough, started combating human trafficking and campaigning on women's rights issues. Now Zara is focused on working on how technology can help cultivate an inclusive workplace; in 2015, Zara founded Gapsquare, which utilizes data science and artificial intelligence to close wage gaps, achieve equal pay and embrace diverse talent ecosystems in the workplace. Zara speaks at various international events. She's spoken to the OECD and also gave a TEDx Talk at the University of Bristol. 

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    To Read the Transcript and Other Links for this Episode:
    https://www.whyfimatters.com/post/how-tech-is-helping-close-the-gender-pay-gap-ft-ceo-of-gapsquare-dr-zara-nanu



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    • 32 min
    Tackling the Student Loan Debt Crisis ft. Chicago Booth Assistant Professor of Finance, Constantine Yannelis

    Tackling the Student Loan Debt Crisis ft. Chicago Booth Assistant Professor of Finance, Constantine Yannelis

    Let's keep the conversation going from last week's interview with Dr. Carlo Salerno to this weekend's episode! We will dive a little deeper into the antitrust lawsuit accusing elite colleges of colluding to limit financial aid.  I can't wait to learn about the effects of anti-competitive behavior on the economy and how income-driven repayment could be a solution to the student loan debt crisis. I’m super excited to speak with Dr. Constantine Yannelis, who is an Assistant Professor of Finance and FMC faculty scholar at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His research focuses on household finance, public finance, human capital, and student loans. Yannelis’ academic research has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Bloomberg, Forbes, and more. 

    To Read the Transcript and Other Links in this Episode:
    https://www.whyfimatters.com/post/tackling-the-student-loan-debt-crisis-ft-chicago-booth-asst-prof-of-finance-constantine-yannelis 
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    • 34 min
    'Skin in the Game'- the Economics of Higher Education and the Student Loan Debt Crisis ft. Education Economist, Carlo Salerno

    'Skin in the Game'- the Economics of Higher Education and the Student Loan Debt Crisis ft. Education Economist, Carlo Salerno

    Earlier this month, several elite colleges and universities were accused of colluding to reduce the financial aid they gave to students through anti-competitive behavior. As soon as I heard about this alleged conspiracy, I wanted to learn more about the actual financial system of higher education and the student loan debt crisis. This is part one of two episodes where I hope to learn more about these topics. I am super excited to talk with Dr. Carlo Salerno, an education economist. Carlo has had over 20 years of experience studying the economics of higher education. He's done research for the federal government and started his own education analytics company. Currently, Carlo serves as the vice president of research at CampusLogic. 

    Carlo Salerno Twitter: https://twitter.com/EDAnalyst 
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    • 38 min
    Being Financially Brave ft. Alexis Howard CEO of 'Financially Brave'

    Being Financially Brave ft. Alexis Howard CEO of 'Financially Brave'

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I want to start off 2022 with an episode focusing on how we can get through this year by having a healthier relationship with our money. I’m super excited to speak with Alexis Howard, founder of ‘Financially Brave’.  Alexis is a personal finance expert helping people around the world achieve financial independence through self-discipline, educational resources, and defining what 'financially brave' means to them. 
    In this episode listen to how my friends, family, and teachers define being 'financially brave,' why investing is so important, and how psychology (habits, beliefs, values, etc) plays a huge role in our personal finances. 

    To Read the Transcript and Links for this Episode:
    https://www.whyfimatters.com/post/being-financially-brave-ft-alexis-howard-ceo-of-financially-brave
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    • 36 min
    All Things Cryptocurrency (for Teens) ft. CEO of Centric, Joel Clelland

    All Things Cryptocurrency (for Teens) ft. CEO of Centric, Joel Clelland

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    I am super excited to learn more about cryptocurrency from our guest today, Joel Clelland! Joel is the CEO at Centric, which is a digital currency company making strides in the cryptocurrency industry. With over 20 years of extremely diverse career experience, Joel is able to find creative ways to innovate and develop his company.  I'm super excited to learn more about his entrepreneurial journey, improve my understanding of how digital/decentralized currencies work and, in what ways this will impact the GenZ future. 

    To Read the Transcript and for Links in this Episode please visit:
    https://www.whyfimatters.com/post/all-things-cryptocurrency-for-teens-ft-ceo-of-centric-joel-clelland 
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    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Benjaminjwong ,

Love it!

Was amazing coming on your show. I love what you do, keep it up 👊

Ultra497 ,

Great Podcast!

This podcast is amazing for teens and it’s really helpful as well! I have already learned so many important money tips that I definitely am striving to use on a day to day basis! This podcast is also very informative on global issues and problems and makes the listener more aware!
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lxsbunny ,

So good

I really love this podcast. Kriti does a great job of explaining the importance of financial literacy and independence. I think that these subjects are not talked about enough at school, but are a critical part of growing up. The Harry Potter episode is one of my favorites.

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