Journey To Launch
Journey To Launch
May 31, 2023
Episode 324: From Teaching Students To Changing The Law & Prioritizing Requiring Personal Finance Education w/ Yanely Espinal
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Yanely Espinal, personal finance educator, advocate and new author, joins the Journey to Launch podcast to discuss how she is changing the law one state at a time, why money needs more nuance, and how we can address systemic issues for real change. 

Yanely has a successful YouTube Channel with over 50k subscribers, a new book, "Mind Your Money,” and professionally focuses on personal finance curriculum, teaching students, teachers, and professionals about financial literacy.

We also chat about the hurdles Yanely faces within the political system vying for mandated personal finance education, navigating migrant remittances with empathy first, if she still sleeps in a hammock, and more.

In this episode, you’ll learn more about:

  • The ways Yanely persuades lawmakers to prioritize requiring personal finance education for high school students 
  • Why upskilling teachers is not only needed but necessary for teaching personal finance effectively in 2023 
  • How to navigate remittances with your siblings, support loved ones without giving cash, and the importance of therapy and behavioral economics
  • The nuances of personal finances in immigrant families, addressing broader systemic issues for change + more

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