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Financial Feud: Financial Literacy

Nov 27, 2013
39 states now have financial curriculum standards in their schools, which means, there's a new teacher in town.
Posted In: Financial Feud, financial literacy, Education, classrooms

Young, famous and newly rich: A family dilemma for pro athletes

May 23, 2013
Kobe Bryant's legal battle with his mother over the sale of his childhood memorabilia is an extreme example of the pressure some pro athletes feel from their families when they become wealthy.
Posted In: Sports, NFL, financial literacy

New app teaches financial literacy to young people

Feb 8, 2013
Mindblown Life, a new mobile app, is designed to help young people achieve financial literacy by helping players make tough financial decisions.
Posted In: mobile apps, app, financial literacy

Websites encourage kids to learn about finance online

Nov 9, 2012
Virtual bank accounts allow parents to deposit allowance online and teach kids about spending and saving.
Posted In: Kids and money, financial literacy

A car can transport people out of poverty

Oct 5, 2012
When you're poor, car trouble can spiral out of control -- but for those without access to public transportation, a car is essential.
Posted In: poverty, mobility, Transportation, financial literacy, cars, homeless, San Diego, tough choices

Teen summer jobs: Whose money is it, anyway?

Jun 8, 2012
It's summertime and many teens are making the most of it by getting a job. They worked for that money, so they should have full control over it. Or should they?
Posted In: summer vacation, kids, teens, summer jobs, financial literacy

Piggies for a mentor and mentee

Jun 8, 2012
This week, we're recognizing an American civil worker who bestowed personal finance knowledge -- from our show! -- to an intern.
Posted In: piggy bank award, financial literacy

Semper Fi-nance: Marines and money

May 25, 2012
Marines need focus to achieve missions. One commander is helping Marines take one worry off their minds: personal finances.
Posted In: marines, financial literacy, Investing, military

Growing pains in South Los Angeles

Apr 27, 2012
South L.A. resident Everett Courtney reflects on his city's rebirth.
Posted In: riots, los angeles, financial literacy

Teaching kids to be financially literate

Apr 20, 2012
Launched in the aftermath of the riots that tore Los Angeles apart in 1992, Operation Hope has been educating young people about money and its power to elevate us.
Posted In: financial literacy, kids, Savings, Education, Wealth and Poverty

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