Our first guest is Author Lauren Marino will discuss how the Queen of Country music runs a $650 million empire, is one of the country’s biggest literacy advocates and brings people from all walks of life together during these divisive times. The new book is titled “What would Dolly Do: How to be a Diamond in a Rhinestone World”. The All American icon Dolly Parton is the role model we need right now!
Part biography, part words of wisdom and life lessons the book highlights the very best of the highly quotable Dolly Parton. Her unrelenting positivity and belief in everyone’s ability to overcome adversity through grit, faith, a strong work ethic and a big heart got her out of poverty. From the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, she became an international superstar, a successful businessperson and philanthropist, the epitome of the American Dream. How did she do it and how can anyone tap into their inner Dolly and put wings on their own dreams?
Our next guest is Dan Rutherford the director of the Office of Customer Education and Outreach at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, he will discuss Cryptocurrency.
Dan leads a team of financial education and outreach professionals on a mission to design educational initiatives to help market customers and the general public to protect themselves against fraud or other deceptive practices. He regularly speak to investors about fraud risks and fraud avoidance tactics.
Prior to joining the CFTC, he was the senior content specialist in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Financial Education, where he developed, reviewed and directed financial education content and national campaigns for the CFPB.
He also served as an associate director in FINRA’s Investor Education office, where I created and promoted online information that helped investors, military service members and older investors avoid fraud.discusses how to avoid Financial Scams and protect consumers from losing money.
Prior to joining the CFTC, Rutherford was among the team that organized the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Office of Financial Education. The bureau was created by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection act, signed by President Obama in July 2010 and launched as in independent agency in July 2011. Mr. Rutherford, as the senior content specialist in the Office of Financial Education, led the CFPB’s efforts in providing an array of educational materials that consumers use today to make more informed financial decisions. He also led a number of national educational initiatives while at the bureau.
Before joining the CFPB, Mr. Rutherford was an associate director of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s (FINRA) Office of Investor Education, where he crafted a number of marketing and educational campaigns for the authority and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. His work focused on helping older Americans to spot investment fraud and provided them with tools to avoid it. He also assisted military service members and their families by showing them how to effectively manage their income while coping with the financial pressures of deployments and relocations.