Opportunity Knock$... New PBS Show starring, Jean Chatzsky, Patrice Washington, and Louis Barajas
On a mission to serve six families with different money stories, Patrice Washington, Jean Chatzsky and Louis Barajas, are helping each family with their personal finance strategy.
Hosts will be connecting families to tangible resources in their own backyard. One of the tools they will be sharing in the show is show is an "Opportunity Finder".
To find out when and how to watch the show, visit: https://www.opportunityknocks.net/howtowatch
About Jean Chatzky
Opportunity Coach Jean Chatzky is the CEO of HerMoney.com and host of the podcast HerMoney With Jean Chatzky.
The former financial editor of NBC Today for 25 years and the Financial Ambassador for AARP, she appears frequently on CNN, MSNBC and was a recurring guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show.
She is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author. Her latest book is Women with Money: The Judgment-Free Guide to Creating the Joyful, Less Stressed, Purposeful (and Yes, Rich) Life You Deserve.
An in-demand motivational speaker and fierce advocate for financial literacy, in 2015, she partnered with the PwC Charitable Foundation and Time for Kids to launch Your $, an in-school magazine that reaches 2 million school children each month. More at JeanChatzky.com and @JeanChatzky.
About Patrice Washington
Patrice Washington is a financial expert and Opportunity Coach featured in the television series Opportunity Knock$.
In 2020, Success Magazine named Patrice one of 12 Inspiring Black Voices in Personal Development. As an award-winning author, transformational speaker, hope-restoring coach, and media personality, Patrice is committed to redefining the term “wealth” using its original meaning, “well-being.”
Patrice got her start as your favorite personal finance expert, “America’s Money Maven,” but has since expanded her brand and mission to encourage women to chase purpose, not money, and uses her Certification in Financial Psychology to help the masses get beyond budgets and credit reports and dive into the heart of why we behave the way we do with money.
She encourages women to have “wealth” in all aspects of their lives by pursuing their purpose, being fulfilled, and earning more without ever chasing money. Through her teachings, Patrice empowers women to look at life through the lens of abundance and opportunity, instead of lack and scarcity.
As host of The Redefining Wealth Podcast, Patrice has built a thriving international community of high-achieving women committed to creating a powerful life vision--in their careers, home, health, and personal finances. Featured on Forbes.com as one of "15 Inspiring Podcasts for Professionals of Every Stripe" and highlighted by Entrepreneur.com, the Redefining Wealth Podcast boasts over 12 million downloads and counting!
About Louis Barajas
Louis Barajas is a financial expert and Opportunity Coach featured in the television series Opportunity Knock$ streaming on PBS Passport and airing on public television stations through 2024. He is the co-founder/CEO of Business Management LAB and International Private Wealth Advisors and the first Latino to serve as a Director on the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.
Featured in Billboard, Variety and Money Magazines’ top business manager lists, he is a business manager for some of the most iconic Latin artists and executives in the entertainment and sports industry for the last two decades.
Born in the barrio of East LA, the son of Mexican immigrants, Louis keeps his roots as a “financial healer” providing financial coaching there still today. He was chosen by People en Español as a person making a difference in the lives of Latinos and received the prestigious Heart of Financial Planning Award from the Financial Planning Association.
Louis is a renowned speaker, media segment expert, and author of six books. He has been featured in USA Today, The Miami Herald, The Los Angeles Times, People en Español, Success Magazine, Hispanic Business, Senior Market Advisor and Latino Leaders Magazine. He has provided his financial and business insights to national news programs such as CBS Sunday Morning, CNN’s Your Money, CNN’s Your Bottom Line, CNBC, The Willis Report on Fox Business News, Aqui Y Ahora and Despierta America on Univision, ABC News, National Public Radio’s Tell Me More and Marketplace Weekend Edition. He currently serves as a member of CNBC's Financial Advisory Council.
About Opportunity Knock$
At a time when more than 60% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck, a lack of knowledge on financial resources and strategy continually prevents many families and individuals from identifying ways to break free from financial hardship. This Fall, Opportunity Knock$ will show six families a different way forward by pairing them with renowned financial experts Jean Chatzky, Patrice Washington, and Louis Barajas to take control of their finances by providing them - and viewers -with actionable advice, tools, and community resources.
Opportunity Knock$ is a socially responsible production with the mission to be "Life-Changing Television." Its website, featuring The Opportunity Finder provides viewers access to community services and financial opportunities from national and local non-profits, Minority Depository Institutions, Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), and not-for-profit credit unions.
Opportunity Knock$ is distributed to PBS Passport and public television stations nationally by American Public Television (APT) and presenting station WXXI. The show is part of the Opportunity Initiative funded by the nonprofit National Council of Financial Opportunities.
The National Council for Financial Opportunities is a nonprofit working to increase opportunity for all. Additional funding was provided by Balance and Callahan and Associates.