01 Apr April 1, 2020 – Finance Superstar Jean Chatzky, Great Legal Marketing Ben Glass and the Opioid Crisis
Jean Chatzky – Co-Founder and CEO of HerMoney
I worry about the entrepreneurs that say to me, ‘My business is my retirement.’ Entrepreneurs have a fabulous way to save for retirement. Not only can you open an IRA, you can also open a SEP IRA that allows you to sock away 25% of your income, up to $56,000 a year.
Jean Chatzky, Co-Founder and CEO of the multimedia company HerMoney Media, is an award-winning personal finance journalist, financial editor of NBC’s TODAY show, and AARP’s personal finance ambassador. She believes knowing how to manage our money is one of the most important life skills for people at every age and has made it her mission to help simplify money matters, increasing financial literacy both now and for the future. She knows that a full, successful financial life is within every woman’s grasp, and with the HerMoney team, she’s on a mission to help women get it. Jean is also the best-selling author of 11 books including her most recent one, Women with Money.
Ben Glass – Founder of Great Law Marketing and BenGlassLaw
If you engage in education based marketing, do things like write
books, you are going to create a space in the market that is big enough.
Ben Glass, the founder of Great Law Marketing, is a full time practicing attorney at his personal injury, medical malpractice, and ERISA long-term disability firm BenGlassLaw. He founded Great Law Marketing with a mission to help solo and small firm attorneys succeed, first by learning how to market better, and then by building the right systems and hiring the right team to build a real business and attract better clients without affecting their personal lives. Ben is a much sought-after speaker and best-selling author of 10 books including his controversial book, The Truth About Lawyer Advertising, and his most recent one, Play Left Fullback.
Ben Bettenhausen – Founder & CEO of Racing For Lives and Angela Kennecke – Founder & President of Emily’s Hope
The latest statistics are staggering. Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers an opioid overdose. Millions of Americans, no matter their age, race, gender or socioeconomic background are not safe from this insidious epidemic. Angela is founder and president of Emily’s Hope. Angela named the non-profit after her daughter Emily, who died of fentanyl poisoning in May of 2018. She also writes a blog and produces a podcast called Grieving Out Loud. Ben is the founder and CEO of Racing for Lives, a new non-profit organization focused on driving national awareness and action to fight the opioid epidemic across America. Led by marketing creatives with decades of industry-leading expertise, Racing for Lives aims to serve as a megaphone for the cause and drive as much impact as possible for families and communities struggling to fight this deadly disease. Ben is a successful entrepreneur, the founder of two successful New York agencies including Print2Print and The Underground New York.