Girl Scouts

Forget the IRS; investigate the Girl Scouts!

Jun 24, 2013
An Iowa congressman is calling for an inquiry by the House Ways and Means Committee into the finances of the Girl Scouts.
Posted In: Girl Scouts

'Be prepared' ... financially

Apr 20, 2012
A new Girl Scout merit badged is aimed at preparing young women for their future with personal finance.
Posted In: financial literacy, Girl Scouts, Education, Saving

What do Girl Scouts learn from selling cookies?

Mar 9, 2012
It's Girl Scout cookie season and you know what that means: Swaths of girls and parents hawking Thin Mints and Do-Si-Dos in supermarket parking lots and workplaces across the country. But what's the real lesson here?
Posted In: Girl Scouts, cookies, Kids and money

Small talk: New car smell, Girl Scout cookies

Feb 17, 2012
The news that didn't quite make the headlines. This week: Girl Scouts get high-tech, that new car smell is toxic and getting to Ecuador if you're a retiree.
Posted In: Girl Scouts, new car, Ecuador, Retirement

Verizon and Redbox plan new streaming service

Feb 7, 2012
We already have a company that offers streaming movies and TV shows as well as offering DVDs and Blu-Rays. It's Netflix. So why, then, are Verizon and Redbox teaming up to offer the same thing?
Posted In: netflix, Verizon, Redbox, streaming, DVD, blu-ray, Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts accept mobile payments

Feb 6, 2012
Earning a merit badge in using technology to make me fat
Posted In: mobile payments, smartphones, Girl Scouts