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'Scrubs' star gives finances urgent care

Oct 16, 2009
Before Donald Faison became a star on the hit TV series "Scrubs," he was a struggling actor clueless about money. Faison talks with Tess Vigeland about the money lessons he has learned over the years.

A tip for young people: Save and invest

Oct 16, 2009
Tess Vigeland talks to Stuart Ritter, a financial planner with T. Rowe Price, about what people in their 20s should be doing with their money after seeing the recent downturn in the markets.

Learning finance with guinea pigs

Oct 9, 2009
Bonnie Nevel and her 9-year-old daughter Rose Newell of Chapel Hill, N.C., share their story about Rose's valuable experience in saving and budgeting.
Bonnie Nevel with her daughter and guinea pigs.
Photo courtesy of Bonnie Nevel

Kids and money: Have you had the talk?

Oct 9, 2009
Personal finance expert and author Beth Kobliner and her 13-year-old daughter, Rebecca, tell Tess Vigeland some of the lessons they've learned in their talks about about managing money.
Newborn babies lay in their beds.

Young and talking money, for the family

Oct 9, 2009
In many immigrant families, kids are the only ones with a strong enough grasp of English to interact with the teller at the bank. They act as translators and family budgeters. Mayra Jimenez shares her story.