Award Winning Author Discusses How to Teach Financial Literacy
INTERVIEW ON THE PRICE OF BUSINESS SHOW, MEDIA PARTNER OF THIS SITE.
Recently Kevin Price, Host of the nationally syndicated Price of Business Show, interviewed Ty Allan Jackson.
According to a statement, “Few reliable resources for financial literacy and entrepreneurship are available for kids ages 8 to 14. The new book – MAKE YOUR OWN MONEY – is a lively, easy-to-read blueprint to these foundational skills. It’s written by award-winning children’s book author and youth motivational speaker TY ALLAN JACKSON.
“In Make Your Own Money – young fictional character, Danny Dollar, takes kids on a how-to journey toward financial savvy, with tips and guidance for making money and minding their own businesses.
“Danny Dollar will introduce you to real life kids who are making their own money – and lots of it!! Free your kids from having to ask parents and adults for money, and start making their own!
“Check out the book trailer:
“Author Ty Allan Jackson is a three-time TedX presenter whose passion for connecting with kids is inspiring and contagious. Even at a young age, kids should know about being fiscally responsible. And now, a great resource In his new book – MAKE YOUR OWN MONEY – he teaches kids how to earn it, save it, spend it and dream big with a fictional character – Danny Dollar, the King of Cha-Ching.
“Saving money for something? Then this is the book for you and your kids. Maybe they are getting an allowance (clean the bathroom, anyone?) or have been given money (birthday present?). Did you know that your young one can actually start a business and make his or her own money, too? Even as a kid! It’s called being an entrepreneur.
“Book character Danny shares tips for starting your own business, like how to write a business plan and raise start-up money (the money you need to get your business going). Plus, you’ll learn how to open a bank account, create a budget, invest, and donate money.
“About the author: Ty Allan Jackson is an award-winning children’s book author, youth motivational speaker, and literacy advocate. A three-time TEDx presenter, he travels around the US inspiring children to read and educating adults about the impacts of illiteracy. Jackson’s self-published books have been featured on CNN, NBC Nightly News, The Steve Harvey Show, PBS, and the Hallmark Channel. In 2020, he appeared on Marvel’s Hero Project on Disney+ and a Good Morning America segment featuring Sydney Keys, a young man who was inspired by Jackson’s book Danny Dollar Millionaire Extraordinaire: The Lemonade Escapade to create an innovative book club for Black boys. Jackson is the co-founder of the Read or Else movement and the financial literacy program Danny Dollar Academy. For more info: https://tyallanjackson.com/.”
TY ALLAN JACSON WAS FEATURED IN THE DISNEY+ MARVEL’S HERO PROJECT, CHECK OUT THE TRAILER
LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW IN ITS ENTIRETY HERE:
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