Alvin Hall - Financial Educator & Author, TV & Radio Journalist. Photo by Jim Franco

Alvin Hall

Internationally renowned financial educator, television and radio broadcaster, prolific author, and regular contributor to magazines, newspapers, and websites.

Internationally renowned financial educator, television and radio broadcaster, prolific author, and regular contributor to magazines, newspapers, and websites.


Personal Finance
Show Me the Money book cover

Alvin Hall’s award-winning children’s book cuts through the jargon to explain the basics of how money, finance, business and the economy work. Bestseller published in several foreign language editions.

Corporate Training

New SIE and Series 7 Exam-Prep Training Videos

Exam-prep training videos for the SIE (Securities Industry Essentials) exam, a new FINRA-required license

Alvin and his expert team film PassPerfect’s exam-prep training videos for the SIE (Securities Industry Essentials) exam, a new FINRA-required license that goes into effect on October 1, 2018. The teams also filmed and have begun editing, reorganizing, and updating training videos to conform with the new Series 7 General Securities Registered Rep exam, which also goes into effect on October 1, 2018.

Art & Culture

Community Matters: Housing + Education + Art

Alvin Hall emceed the 2018 gala honoring Hillary Clinton and Margaret Anadu.

November 12, 2018
Alvin Hall emceed the Broadway Housing Communities and Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling 2018 gala honoring Hillary Clinton and Margaret Anadu.

Art & Culture

The Green Book Project: Journey Through the South

The Green Book Project: Journey Through the South - Alvin Hall

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Join journalist Alvin Hall and photographer Jonathan Calm for a discussion of their 2016 BBC Radio 4 documentary project The Green Book.

Profile

Being black in the US vs the UK: There's a big difference - Alvin Hall

Alvin posits that since he doesn't fit into the narrowly defined idea of what a financial advisor should look like in the U.S., he fell through the cracks and didn't get a fair chance. In the UK, on the other hand, "they'll give you the opportunity—even if it’s the opportunity to fail, but it’s an opportunity that you can turn into success."

Art & Culture

American Art - From the Outside In

American Art - From the Outside In - Alvin Hall

Art collector and broadcaster Alvin Hall, examines how the dynamic work of African-American self-taught artists is gaining recognition from American institutions today - and how much more needs to be done toaddress this neglected canon.

Art & Culture

How To Tell a Good Story

How To Tell a Good Story - Alvin Hall

Bowdoin Ask Us - March 2018

Personal Finance

Keys to Financial Freedom in Retirement

Keys to Financial Freedom in Retirement - Alvin Hall

I-MAGAZINE January - December 2018
The anniversary edition of I-MAGAZINE featuring Alvin Hall
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Profile

2017 NYABJ Media Awards Competition Winner

The New York Association of Black Journalists (NYABJ) honored author, journalist, radio host Alvin Hall, together with Vince Fairchild, Rupert Allman and Dana Roberson, in the Association’s Media Awards Competition in the “Radio: General Feature” category for a report that aired on WNYC’s The Takeaway, called “The Full Story: Alvin Hall Goes Back to School.”

Personal Finance

Alvin Hall on Facebook Live with the BBC

Alvin Hall on BBC Facebook live

Going to university soon? Want advice on how to budget? Financial expert Alvin Hall joined BBC Family & Education News live on Facebook to answer your questions.

Personal Finance

Innovate Finance Global Summit 2017

Alvin Hall mooderated a panel discussion of "Changing Consumer Behaviours: How technology is shaping the future of financial advice and society’s attitude towards household economics" with three leaders in the personal finance field

Art & Culture

The Double War

1947 Green Book

At the height of the Vietnam War, Motown put out an LP of recordings of African American soldiers talking about their time in Vietnam called 'Guess Who's Coming Home.' Alvin Hall explores the interviews and meets with some of the veterans 40 years later.

Art & Culture

The Green Book

1947 Green Book

Alvin Hall tells the story of an African American travel guide during the segregation era.

Art & Culture

NPR's 1A — Revisiting James Badwin

1960 Green Book

Guest appearance on NPR's 1A, 2 Feb. 2017.

Art & Culture

NPR's 1A — Alvin Hall interview

1960 Green Book

Guests Randall Kenan, Alvin Hall, Stew, and Jason Reynolds, Mon, Jan 16

Profile

Video profile of Alvin Hall

Learning World "Money Talks," Euroworld, January 2014

Profile

Behind the Scenes

Profile

AIB Award

Alvin Hall Goes Back to School” achieved a Highly Commended citation and framed certificate in the Best Radio Current Affairs category at the 2016 Association of International Broadcasting Awards gala.

Art & Culture

Alvin Hall Goes Back to School

Class reunion

NPR's The Takeaway follows Alvin as he returns to his home town of Wakulla.