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Tess's closing words on kids and money

Nov 13, 2009
Tess Vigeland offers some closing advice to parents about helping their kids understand personal finances.

Rocker knows about being in a jam

Nov 13, 2009
Death Cab for Cutie guitarist Chris Walla tells Tess Vigeland about the challenges he faced with debt earlier in his music career.

Talking money with teens

Nov 13, 2009
Personal finance expert Beth Kobliner and her teenage daughter, Rebecca, join Tess Vigeland to discuss "The Talk" -- about money and, well, that other thing.

Kids' winning essays on money

Nov 13, 2009
Eighth-graders Gracie Hackenberg and Avery Butler read their winning essays during the taping of the "Financial Futures" show in Portland, Ore.

Comics founder draws on early lessons

Nov 13, 2009
Mike Richardson, founder of Dark Horse Comics, talks to Tess Vigeland about comics, money and his own childhood.

Families and Oompa Loompas

Nov 13, 2009
Two Portland families join Tess Vigeland on stage to share their philosophies on kids and money. And from the Oregon Children's Theater production of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," the Oompa Loompas pay a visit.

This dad's money tips aren't a tall order

Nov 13, 2009
Tess Vigeland welcomes former professional basketball player Chris Dudley of the Portland Trailblazers, who is now a certified financial planner -- and a parent of three.

For public good, not for profit.

Discussing the basics of budgeting

Nov 13, 2009
Beth Kobliner, author of "Get a Financial Life," joins Tess Vigeland on stage to discuss how parents can talk about money with their kids.

Live in Portland, it's Marketplace Money

Nov 13, 2009
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland opens the special live "Financial Futures" show in Portland, Ore., with the Live Wire comedy troupe.

Talking money back at her old school

Nov 6, 2009
Tess Vigeland pays a visit to her old high school just outside Portland, Ore., to learn how teachers are now instructing students about money, and why more schools don't provide financial education.
Oregon's West Linn High School.
Tess Vigeland