John Lanza

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John Lanza is the Chief Mammal of The Money Mammals. A pioneer in youth money-smarts, John created the original Money Mammals video and has written three children’s picture books to help kids learn to “Share & Save & Spend Smart.” He recently completed his first book for parents, "The Art of Allowance."

He is recognized nationally as a youth financial literacy expert. The Money Mammals have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The LA Times. John has over a decade of experience speaking around the country on this topic.

John lives in Southern California, grew up in Caldwell, New Jersey, and attended Bates College. He received High Honors in Biology, something that he thinks makes him sound smart and is only useful
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By now you’ve probably watched Netflix’s The Social Dilemma. The movie describes how social media is manipulating us, not unlike how slot machines exploit gamblers. A parade of Silicon Valley insiders relates how services like Facebook, Twitter and now TikTok grab our attention and don’t let go.





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“Accumulating wealth for its own sake also won’t lead to real happiness (this is not to say you shouldn’t care about money at all, just that being rich isn’t a sure ticket to a happy life). But why do we pursue these goals so frequently if they won’t really make us happy?”
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“Clarke’s first law: “When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.”
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“He didn’t ask for mistake-free games. He didn’t demand that his players never lose. He asked for full preparation and full effort from them. “Did I win? Did I lose? Those are the wrong questions. The correct question is: Did I make my best effort?” If so, he says, “You may be outscored but you will never lose.
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