Realizing that young adults donít receive enough fundamental knowledge about finances at school or at home, music mogul Russell Simmons co-founded the Hip Hop Summit Action Network, which puts on the Get Your Money Right seminar on personal finance. At the summit in Atlanta, Georgia, Hip Hop stars and music industry professionals share the life lessons they learned with an engaged audience.
Russell Simmons started his career hustling hip-hop music in Queens, New York. Today, he's a multimillionaire media mogul sharing the wealth of his experience through his Get Your Money Right seminars.
"You always heard, don't sweat the small stuff. But when it comes to your money - you have to sweat the small stuff."
"The good news for a lot of young people who are starting out is that it actually isn't all that complicated to get your finances in order."
"There is never going to be a good time to get started on your financial life. So you might as well get started today."
Learn why financial literacy is more than balancing checkbooks and comparing prices.
Tips for prioritizing your financial life and helping you prosper.
Learn how easy it is to get your finances in order.
Learn more about the Hip Hop Summit Action Network and its Get Your Money Right event.
Check out the Get Your Money Right workbook for helpful tips and worksheets from the Hip Hop Summit Action Network.
The Get Your Money Right workbook Spanish Edition has tips and worksheets from the Hip Hop Summit Action Network.
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See how Russell Simmons, the godfather of hip-hop, gives back at the Get Your Money Right seminar.
Now is the time to take charge of your personal finances. Here are three easy things to remember: