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Food deserts: Just a mirage?

Apr 20, 2012
The New York Times' Gina Kolata reported this week on a series of recent studies debunking the idea that all impoverished areas are "food deserts."
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, wealth gap, food desert, New York Times
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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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Educating kids for the factories of the future

Apr 6, 2012
West Chicago magnet prepares students for high-skill manufacturing jobs, and for college
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, Jobs, Education
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What is wealth? Hint: It’s not just for the rich

Feb 27, 2012
Wealth is more than a big paycheck. Assets provide security and a boost for your children’s future.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, wealth
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Nevada’s boom and bust economy

Jan 31, 2012
Nevadans have been risk-takers, and sometimes losers, since the days of the Comstock Lode.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, Las Vegas, Nevada

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