Ida Rademacher is the Vice President at the Aspen Institute, as well as the Executive Director of the Aspen Financial Security Program. The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington DC.
Through Ida’s work she tries to create nonpartisan solutions to improve financial challenges that are facing households in America. Ida is also in charge of shaping policy about ways to improve financial security and financial wellbeing.
We discuss the current state of student loans, how her programs are actually moving the needle when it comes to promoting financial wellness, and the financial lessons Ida learned riding horses.