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My money story: Writer Joey Slamon

Sep 5, 2014
Money can't buy you love, but can it help show your love?

My money story: Journalist Simran Sethi

Aug 20, 2014
Writer Simran Sethi looks back on how her family's upbringing changed her life.

My money story: Actor and musician Alicia Witt

Aug 8, 2014
Actress and musician Alicia Witt decides to teach her father a lesson about handling his cash

My money story: Musician Alex White

Jul 2, 2014
Alex White, one half of rock band White Mystery, tells us about life on the road running a business with her brother.

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

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Family finance lessons: Comedian Hari Kondabolu

May 21, 2014
For Hari Kondabolu, the board game Monopoly was a lesson about life.

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.

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.