Jarvis Buckman - How Fintech is Influencing Millennials’ Financial Literacy

How Fintech is Influencing Millennials’ Financial Literacy

February 28, 2017

For years, the financial services industry has remained stagnant; that is to say, the industry hasn’t changed too much for centuries. From banking to accounting to investing, the entire industry had essentially figured out a way of performing their services, and stuck to it for decades. However, this is the 21st century, and the technological and digital revolutions are impacting every facet of ...

Jarvis Buckman - Where Is Technology Taking Education?

Where Is Technology Taking Education?

February 28, 2017

A few months prior I had written a piece about the coolest technology that is being implemented in classrooms. And while that article focused on impressive technology in classrooms, it didn’t really delve into how that technology is shaping the future of education. And in today’s incredibly advanced technological society, it’s almost impossible to get away from technology. That is why we ...

Jarvis Buckman - College Helping with Financial Literacy

College Helping with Financial Literacy

February 28, 2017

Currently, financial literacy statistics in the United States are pretty bleak. Around half of American adults have less than $10,000 saved for retirement and over half of Americans also claim they have “no rainy day fund.” Student loan debt is over 1 trillion dollars and nearly 40 percent of millennials worry about the state of their finances at least once every week. This study discovered ...

Jarvis Buckman - Let's Innovate Through Education

Let’s Innovate Through Education (LITE)

January 16, 2017

Maybe you’ve already heard of Let’s Innovate Through Education, also known as LITE. This nonprofit was recently founded by Hardy Farrow, who made Forbes’ 2017 list of “30 Education Entrepreneurs Under 30.” Read on to learn more about this great organization that aims to provide quality education to children in the Memphis area. Who is Hardy Farrow? Hardy Farrow is the 26-year-old ...