Episode 90

Published on:

5th Apr 2021

The Road to Financial Wellness through Financial Literacy with Jason Wenk

Learning about how you should spend or manage your money is a must in this day and age.

Being financially literate not only helps us handle our finances better but also plays a huge role in our financial success.

Start making informed judgment today when it comes to your money, ‘cause this whole month, will be dedicated to financial literacy! 

Join me in this episode as I interview my friend, mentor, someone I look up to, and who has been in the industry for a very long time, Jason Wenk!

Jason Wenk is the Founder and Ceo of Altruist, a fintech company that aims to make investing fair for everyone.

If you want to make more with what you have, then this episode is for you! Listen on as Jason shares his financial story. He reveals how he was able to achieve everything he has right now!


>> If you want something so bad, you have to work hard for it

>> How to get out of a hole

>> Jason’s journey to financial literacy

>> What inspired Jason to go into business, and how he did it

>> Jason’s first big investment

>> How to invest and feel comfortable with it

>> Jason talks about equity compensation


Connect with Jason Wenk

>> LinkedIn

>> Twitter

>> Website

>> Altruist


If you loved this episode, you have to listen to these episodes as well:

>> Building Wealth through Equity Compensation with Malcolm Ethridge and Samuel Deanne

>> Building A Successful Business with Sheneya Wilson [Black History Month]

>> We Need To Talk… about Allyship, Empathy, and Racial Justice



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Minority Money
Changing the Complexion of Wealth
The Minority Money Podcast is about finance, family, fitness/health, and education and how all of these things affect your overall wealth.

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Emlen Miles-Mattingly

Emlen Miles-Mattingly is the CEO and founder of Gen Next Wealth. He spends much of his waking day striving to bring more value to the table for his clients, with the goal of helping them align their money with their values. Ultimately working with clients to make a lifetime of smart decisions with their resources.
With nearly 19 years of experience in the financial services industry, he decided to leave the large corporations and start his own independent firm. It is his passion to keep the client's best interest in mind when making recommendations. Everyday Emlen wakes up knowing he has an opportunity to learn something new and is excited to share what he has discovered with people in need of it. He has a bachelor’s in business administration and is currently enrolled in coursework to obtain the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER designation.
Emlen was born and raised in the small town of Madera, CA this is also where the firm is located. He is married to Maricela and they have 4 children Jada, Mia, Emlen II, and Ecella. We have a very active life, we enjoy working out, hiking, craft beer and escaping to the coast whenever possible.