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Politics of Fear, Personal Finance, Love through Encouragement

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Feb 9, 2016
  • 02:24:34
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The Politics of Fear (17:31) Jesse Marczyk, a doctoral student at New Mexico State University, studying evolutionary psychology. In his article, The politics of fear, Jesse claims it’s not a matter of rational or irrational fears, but an issue with the “willing\[ness] to accept flawed arguments or incorrect statistics they would otherwise immediately reject, just so long as they support \[their] point of view”. Coaches Corner - Bias in Life (43:48) Dr. Matt Townsend talks about how our personal bias can show up in different parts of our life. Bias is part of politics but it sometimes leads us to make poor decisions that are not based on facts. Why Personal Finance Doesn't have to be difficult (1:03:52) Helaine Olen is the author of “The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated” and “Pound Foolish”. She is a regular contributor to Pacific Standard Magazine and Reuters’ “The Great Debate” series. She discusses her book "The Index Card" and helps us find an easier ways to manage personal finance. How to show LOVE to your child through Encouragement. (1:50:11) Julie Nelson (the "Child Whisperer") has a master's degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development. She teaches classes such as Applied Parenting and Marriage and Relationship Skills at Utah Valley University. Dr. Matt and Julie talk about her latest book “Keep It Real and Grab a Plunger” providing parenting tips and ideas. Today she shares How to show LOVE to your child through encouragement. Show More...

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