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Harlan Landes

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Ep 190 Understanding Financial Literacy with Harlan Landes

Richer Soul, Living A Life on Purpose!

Harlan shares his journey to financial literacy and how he now supports financial literacy in our communities through the Plutus Foundation.    Take away: Be careful who you get your financial advice from and what their motives are.   Action step: Find the right financial channel for you.    Money Learnings: Harlan grew up a happy, nerdy kid. There was no talk about money.    Bio: Harlan Landes is the founder and executive director of the Plutus Foundation, which he founded in 2015 to provide resources and grant money to assist the independent financial media to create, develop, and administer programs that enhance financial literacy, education, and empowerment    In 2003, He founded one of the first independent personal finance blogs, Consumerism Commentary, to hold himself accountable for his own financial decisions, which helped launch an extensive community of publishers working to develop their own materials online, focusing on topics like budgeting, investing, and wise financial decision-making.   Harlan also created the Plutus Awards to highlight independent financial publishers and to acknowledge and celebrate financial blogs, books, websites, podcasts, and videos.   Harlan’s articles and other media have appeared in U.S. News & World Report, PC World, Yahoo Finance, and other publications and corporate presentations.   Outside of financial media, Harlan is the executive director of the Raiders Drum and Bugle Corps.   Highlights from this episode: Link to episode page Harlan starts off upside down financially.  Why he started the blog.  The reason we struggle with money. How to discern which information is best. The money behind internet marketing.  Understanding media literacy.  What's your plan for life? The line between balance and excellence.      @harlanlandes @PlutusAwards https://www.facebook.com/plutusawards/ http://www.plutusfoundation.org https://www.plutusvoices.com/     Richer Soul Life Beyond Money. You got rich, now what? Let’s talk about your journey to more a purposeful, intentional, amazing life. Where are you going to go and how are you going to get there? Let’s figure that out together. At the core is the financial well being to be able to do what you want, when you want, how you want. It’s about personal freedom!   Thanks for listening!   Show Sponsor: http://profitcomesfirst.com/   Schedule your free no obligation call: https://bookme.name/rockyl/lite/intro-appointment-15-minutes   If you like the show please leave a review on iTunes: http://bit.do/richersoulhttps://www.facebook.com/richersoulhttp://richersoul.com/rocky@richersoul.com     Any financial advice is for educational purposes only and you should consult with an expert for your specific needs.

1hr 8mins

18 Aug 2020

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Adulting the hard way with Plutus Foundation founder Harlan Landes

Money Tips for Financial Grownups

Harlan Landes lost his car, his job, his apartment and his girlfriend all within 6 weeks. But the hard landing became a foundation for building a blog business he would later sell for enough money to be financially independent and start his dream non-profit. For more information, visit the show notes at https://www.bobbirebell.com/podcast/harlanlandes


16 Jun 2020

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104. Which Greek God Will Make You Wealthy (w/ Harlan Landes)

Earn & Invest

In this episode we discuss the difference between Zeus and Plutus when it comes to wealth building with Harlan Landes. Plus, my talk taped live from the Econome Conference.

1hr 7mins

7 May 2020

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How to Find the Right Personal Finance Blog for You, with Harlan Landes

The MapleMoney Show

You're listening to the MapleMoney Show, and I hope you also love the MapleMoney blog, but the beauty of personal finance blogs is that there's something out there for everyone. While MapleMoney's mission is to help all Canadians with various money issues, there are many great sites dedicated only to investing or women's finances, or maybe even write with humour that attracts someone that might not have been interested otherwise. Harlan Landes is possibly the first personal finance blogger and a money community supporter through The Plutus Awards and Plutus Foundation. He joins us to inspire you to find blogs and bloggers that resonate with where you're at in your personal finance journey. We also discuss how to read online content with a critical eye, including if they know what they're talking about and what bias or profit motivation does the writer have. You can find the show notes for this episode at https://maplemoney.com/harlanlandes This episode is made possible by our sponsors at Borrowell. Have you heard the saying, “what gets measured, gets managed”? Borrowell conducted a study that found a correlation between the frequency of checking your credit score, and credit score increases. To begin increasing your credit score, head over to https://maplemoney.com/borrowell 


3 Apr 2019

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Money Moves For the MINUTE You Decide to Retire with Harlan Landes AND Buzz Indexes (SB RWD 89)

The Stacking Benjamins Show

What should be the number one priority on your retirement planning list? That answer is going to be different for everyone, and on this roundtable episode our contributors gave their take on one list's "most' urgent items.You can find the original show notes from 2016 below: What are the most important moves to make in retirement? Harlan Landes (Adulting.tv, Plutus Foundation) joins Paula (AffordAnything) and Len (LenPenzodotcom) to tackle a recent Wisebread piece that claims to give us the MOST urgent items on your retirement planning list. Does our panel agree? You'll find out on today's show. Also, we mull over real estate home improvements (where do you get the most bang for your hard-earned dollar?) AND dream about what we'd do if we could get unlimited points/miles. Heck, even ChiChi's gets a mention on today's show. You know it's going to be a wild one when we're talking ChiChi's.In our FinTech segment we talk to Jamie Wise from Buzz Indexes(BUZ) about their index and ETF. Hedge fund managers have been following the wisdom of social media crowds...now Jamie and his firm are bringing the same technology to the average investor.Thanks to MagnifyMoneyand SoFi for sponsoring our podcast!

1hr 5mins

1 Mar 2019

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PPP 130: Harlan Landes on The Plutus Foundation

Personal Profitability Podcast

Thank you for reading this article, which comes to you originally from Personal Profitability.Hey everyone, this week we're welcoming back Harlan Landes from The Plutus Foundation! If you missed Harlan's last visit here, make sure to check out our previous podcast together, recorded live at FinCon. But today, we're here to talk about The Plutus Foundation. Tune in to the podcast to learn how they're helping people get better with their finances, and how you can help too! What We’re Chatting About This Week The Plutus Awards started out as the FinCon industry awards among the finance blogging community. It's kind of like the Academy Awards of finance blogging. Just to toot my own horn for a moment, I was nominated twice for The Plutus Award for Best Freelancer/Contributor of the year! The Plutus Foundation has grown into a great non-profit that does a lot of projects and fundings around the country. Harlan has been writing about personal finance and financial literacy for over a decade and started The Plutus Foundation just a few years ago. Many years ago, Harlan worked for a non-profit 80 hours a week and wasn't even getting paid enough to afford rent and his bills. After losing his housing, his job, and his girlfriend, he needed to figure out a way to get back on track. In the process, he started a personal finance blog called Consumerism Commentary to talk about his money issues. He used the blog to share financial knowledge and to track his own net worth to hold himself accountable. Helping people with their money issues is now the focus of his Plutus Foundation. The Plutus Foundation The Plutus Foundation is a way to reach out to finance bloggers and podcasters who have projects that they want to work on. If a blogger wants to go into their community and work with people to spread the word on financial literacy, we try to help them out. Our first grant went to Eva Baker, who has a website called Teens Got Cents. She is passionate about helping other teens learn about personal finance and works closely with students in her program as they progress. Getting started early with financial education is so important, and that's why The Plutus Foundation is supporting Eva in her efforts. Another project The Plutus Foundation supports is Amanda Grossman's Mt. Everest Money Simulation, which is a great interactive way to teach budgeting and money management. We also sponsor events like Heroes At Home, which is an event for military members to help them learn how to manage their money, pay off debt, and build savings. How You Can Help The Plutus Foundation If you'd like to contribute, The Plutus Foundation has a campaign they're running until the end of the year. They have plenty of grants and programs in store, including Plutus Voices which will be unrolling in 2019. We'll be hearing from voices we don't normally hear from in personal finance, and cover topics we don't normally talk about. They need your support in order to make those things happen, and they are hoping to raise $10,000 by the end of the year. The Plutus Foundation's direct beneficiaries are finance bloggers and podcasters, so your contributions will help them spread financial literacy even further. To donate, head to The Plutus Foundation to learn more about Giving Tuesday and to contribute whatever you are comfortable with. This is a non-profit that is near and dear to my heart, so if you have learned anything valuable from listening to this podcast, I hope you will pay it forward and consider a contribution! This Week's Guest Harlan Landes founded Consumerism Commentary, the first “personal finance blog,” in 2003 to track his progress with money anonymously. The website grew into a business that Harlan sold in 2011. He continues to consult for the financial media. The Plutus Awards recognize the best in independent financial media and advocates for independent media. The mission of the Plutus Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is to provide opportunities for the financial media to create, develop, and administer community-based programs that enhance financial literacy, education, and empowerment. Social Media Twitter Facebook YouTube Other Resources Mentioned The Plutus Foundation PPP019: Expert Money and Entrepreneurship Tips Live from FinCon Harlan Landes Donate to The Plutus FoundationThe post PPP 130: Harlan Landes on The Plutus Foundation appeared first on Personal Profitability.


5 Dec 2018

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Stop Focusing on Metrics You Can't Control - Harlan Landes

The Do You Even Blog Podcast

Traffic. Sales. Google and Pinterest changes. Software changes.We can't control any of this stuff--so why do so many bloggers seem to stress over this stuff? What SHOULD we be rightfully obsessing over? Harlan Landes (Plutus Foundation) is here to help!Full post here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/harlanBoom :)


21 Sep 2018

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M&M 63: Chris Hogan, from Bill Collector to Financial Coach [Bonus Content: Plutus Awards w/ Harlan Landes]

Money and Media: Presented by FinCon

Chris Hogan is a #1 national best-selling author, dynamic speaker, and financial expert. For more than a decade, Hogan has served at Ramsey Solutions, spreading a message of hope to audiences across the country as a financial coach and Ramsey Personality. In today’s episode of the Money & Media podcast sponsored by LadderLife, Chris shares about his journey from bill collector to money coach. He also discusses the importance of having a spirit of gratitude, being a lifelong learner, and overcoming fear. We are excited to feature Chris as a #FinCon18 keynote speaker at this year’s event. Hear more of his story as well as a bonus interview with Harlan Landes about this year’s Plutus Awards all in one incredible episode.


17 Sep 2018

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Consumerism Commentary With Harlan Landes

Monday Morning Mimosas

Consumerism Commentary was a site originally created and run up Plutus Founder, Harlan Landes. Consumerism Commentary was one of the very first personal finance websites to be founded and turned into a business. Throughout its lifetime, the blog’s mission has been to develop financially literate, capable, and successful human beings by sharing educational, entertaining, and … Continue reading Consumerism Commentary With Harlan Landes

8 Jan 2018

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Consumerism Commentary With Harlan Landes

Monday Morning Mimosas

Consumerism Commentary was a site originally created and run up Plutus Founder, Harlan Landes. Consumerism Commentary was one of the very first personal finance websites to be founded and turned into a business. Throughout its lifetime, the blog’s mission has been to develop financially literate, capable, and successful human beings by sharing educational, entertaining, and engaging articles. The blog did just that and allowed Harlan to sell the blog for a nice sum of cash. Since then he has gone from writer, the non-profit founder, volunteer, and Adulting.TV. Now Harlan as a retired blogger and doing things for the pure enjoyment of them can design his life in the way he wants. So what is Consumerism? Why does it matter? How can someone achieve everything Harlan has? In this podcast, we dive into the concepts surrounding Consumerism, how to start a successful blog like Consumerism Commentary and the benefits of pushing yourself to retire as early as possible. https://mmmimosas.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/harlan-landes-full-interview.mp3 Where to find Harlan: https://www.consumerismcommentary.com/ https://Adulting.tv http://www.bushwackers.org/ https://www.plutusfoundation.org/ Connect with Harlan on Social: @HarlanLandes @Adultingtv


8 Jan 2018