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My money story: Musician Alex White

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My money story: Writer Anna Holmes

Jun 27, 2014
Writer and Jezebel creator Anna Holmes tells us how money shaped her upbringing.

Family finance lessons: Comedian Carol Leifer

Jun 19, 2014
Comedian Carol Leifer discusses what she learned from her father about spending small and dreaming big.

Family finance lessons: Musician Steve Albini

Jun 5, 2014
For recording engineer Steve Albini, it's about work but not profit

Family finance lessons: Comedian Hari Kondabolu

May 21, 2014
For Hari Kondabolu, the board game Monopoly was a lesson about life.
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Family Finance Lessons: Celia Rivenbark grows up

May 7, 2014
North Carolina-based author and humorist Celia Rivenbark talks about how her parents shaped her views on money as an adult.
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Family finance lessons: Demetria Lucas listens to her mother ... eventually

May 1, 2014
A Belle in Brooklyn explains how her mother's advice paid off in the long run.
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Family finance lessons: Actress Annabelle Gurwitch learns how not to save

Apr 24, 2014
Most people learn lessons about money through their family. Annabelle Gurwitch is not one of those people.
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Family Finance Lessons: poet Douglas Kearney

Apr 10, 2014
A California-raised poet takes one childhood lesson a little too far.
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Family finance lessons: 'The Simpsons' Michael Price

Mar 27, 2014
Michael Price, co-executive producer and writer for TV show "The Simpsons," learned how to chase his dreams while still making his mom happy.
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Family finance lessons: Stand-up comedian W. Kamau Bell

Jan 10, 2013
The veteran stand-up comic talks about piecing together a living, and eventually saving, when you're self-employed

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