DATE: April 26, 2021
TIME: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend and impact our lives, many Americans are facing issues they couldn’t have imagined months ago. What began as a health threat quickly morphed into something much bigger, not just impacting our physical well-being but also wreaking havoc on our financial well-being.
In this month’s FIT4Learning Webinar we’ll talk about financial literacy, what it is, and why it’s important to talk about. We’ll explore where to go to get help to develop financial literacy and how to have more open conversations about money. We’ll be joined by Mac Gardner, Founder & Chief Education Officer at FinLit Tech, Financial Literacy Advocate, Public Speaker and Author of two books, including The Four Money Bears which helps parents teach children about the four basic functions of money and to develop healthy financial planning habits as adults.
Mac Gardner, CFP®
Founder & Chief Education Officer of FinLit Tech
Mac Gardner, a Certified Financial Planner practitioner, has served in the financial services industry for more than 20 years. His passion for financial literacy led him to publish his first book, “Motivate Your Money!” in 2013. The book served as a tool to share his extensive experiences in the field of Personal Financial Planning. Through the book, his ability to simplify complex financial concepts through stories and his "Mac Nuggets" helped his clients along their financial planning journey.
Christian Mango, AIF®, AIFA®
President of Financial Fitness for Life
Christian Mango serves as President of Financial Fitness for Life. He joined the firm in 2018 as Executive Vice President, where he was responsible for the distribution and servicing of the Fiduciary Investment Trust portfolios and the Financial Fitness for Life operations. Christian has 23 years of investment industry experience. He was previously a Defined Contribution Consultant at BlackRock, and has held senior sales roles at Amundi Pioneer Investments, Touchstone Investments, Natixis Global Associates and Citigroup Global Asset Management.Christian graduated from Lehigh University with a B.A. in Economics. He furthered his education at Boston College, where he received his MBA.