Aaron Velky is an entrepreneur, writer, coach, speaker and artist from Baltimore, Maryland. His work has varied, but his impact has not.
In the last few years, he’s worked with over 1,500 young adults and helped them shift their mindset in the way they see money, careers and happiness. He’s helped over 640 people master their credit and travel around the world for free. He’s coached over 360 athletes. He leads a group of 27 other entrepreneurs focused on impact and heart-led, purposeful businesses.
Now he’s aiming for a bigger impact as a social entrepreneur. He’s the CEO of Ortus Academy, a company starting a social movement to bring the conversation about money to the forefront. And he’s an athlete, reader, adrenaline junky and comic book nerd.
In this episode, he joins us to discuss a new way of learning Financial Intelligence and how to properly teach your children to be open and educated about the world of MONEY.
- What to do when your kids are asking about money?
- How a 3rd party voice can be influential
- Understanding kids “Money Personalities”
- The stages of money growth
- Earning & spending habits
- The day he brought home his paycheck in cash and what he did next to rock his kids world
- How colored Jenga becomes a powerful teaching tool around money
“What we really want to do is connect, not only financial intelligence lessons to outcomes, but we want those outcomes to be real.” – Aaron Velky
“We like to say that ‘earning’ is creating value or solving problems.” – Aaron Velky
“The conversation around money isn’t happening.” – Aaron Velky
“Conversation on money is not always happening but the radar which money is changing is hyper fast.” – Aaron Velky
- Aaron Velky | About
- Aaron Velky Website | Ortus Academy
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- Money Club
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