About the episode:
Shockingly, only 36% of Generation Z consider themselves financially literate, compared to 48% of Millennials and 59% of Baby Boomers1. The episode sheds light on the potential consequences of financial ignorance and the importance of financial education.
Host Kirsten Schlumbohm, Vice President of Annuity Sales at C2P, joins Joe’Mar Hooper, CEO of 3rd Decade, to address the critical issue of financial illiteracy that’s significantly impacting the next generation.
Tune in to learn how organizations like 3rd Decade are making a positive impact in addressing this critical issue, and how to volunteer as a financial mentor.
About the guest:
Joe’Mar Hooper, MPA, assumes the role of CEO at 3rd Decade, where his responsibilities encompass championing their mission and ensuring the organization’s overall vitality. With nearly two decades of leadership experience in the spheres of government and nonprofit sectors, Joe’Mar brings extensive expertise, having steered various departments and entities dedicated to public policy, finance, public safety, and community and economic development. A distinguished alumnus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, he holds a Masters of Public Administration.
Deeply committed to community service and mentoring, Joe’Mar’s dedication extends to his involvement on numerous boards, committees, and taskforces. He also holds the esteemed distinction of being a founding member of MENTOR Greater Milwaukee.
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