About The Series
Living with a bleeding disorder, especially during these uncertain financial times, can be overwhelming. Many people in our community may find themselves struggling with a wide range of financial burdens and we are looking to address these concerns.
We are happy to launch a new four-part educational series: “Financial Literacy Series: Empowering the Bleeding Disorders Community” to help you take charge of your future by offering unbiased information as you work, plan and save for long-term financial security. The series will help you learn about defining your goals and setting priorities, saving for college and medical expenses, managing credit and debt, protecting agains fraud, saving for retirement, and more.
The topic of this episode is Financial Literacy 101. Some topics in this program include where wealth actually comes from, common approaches to budgeting, distinguishing between wants and needs, details on crypto and NFTs, and more!
This episode focuses on savings. Given the current financial climate and the talk of inflation, this importation presentation touches on topics like credit card spending, debt, interest, and planning for retirement. In addition to being a financial expert, our presenter, Matthew D. Barkdull, MBA, MS, also has hemophilia himself.
Episode 1 premiered to our community members on Monday, March 28 and focuses on getting back into the workforce both during a pandemic and beyond. Our presenter is Dr. Donald Asher.