Peter Bielagus is a financial author and speaker who has delivered over 1000 paid presentations to over 100,000 students, servicemembers and professionals. He has spoken in 49 of the 50 U.S. States and eight countries. Peter is the author of three books on money management and is the creator of the Youtube personal finance show Money In The Movies, which uses popular movies to teach financial lessons. He has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and on the PBS Special, Your Life, Your Money. Mixing humor and emotion with heartfelt stories, he inspires audiences of all backgrounds to take control of their financial lives.
According to a recent study conducted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, money management problems are now the #1 reason for college dropout! Don’t lose students to financial problems. Let Peter help today!
Think high school students don’t care about personal finance? Think again. Peter has spoken at high schools all over the world inspiring students to take charge of their financial lives.
Over 500 colleges, universities and high schools have hired Peter to speak to their students for one simple reason: he makes finance fun. Peter doesn’t just push a pile of information across a table. He presents financial information in a way that makes people of all ages and backgrounds want to take immediate action. Want to know how he does it? In this “spill the beans trainer the trainer session,” Peter let’s out all of his secrets on he inspires audiences of all ages and backgrounds to take immediate action on their financial lives!
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In a 2016 USAA/Blue Star Families survey, 63% of military respondents were experiencing stress due to their current financial situations and 37% of respondents felt insecure about their financial futures.
A 2019 Military Financial Readiness Survey sponsored by Wells Fargo and NFCC revealed that “servicemembers and spouses/partners are more likely than the general US population to be behind on bill payments.”
For the past twelve years, Peter has worked with all branches of the armed forces, and has delivered financial presentations to servicemembers in Bahrain, Italy, Greece, Spain, Korea, Japan, Hawaii and many states. Peter’s presentations are a big success on military bases because he understands the unique challenges that servicemembers face and he has the ability to make finance fun.