money

teaching kids the fiscally smart way to love money

April 15, 2010
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      There was a time when the love of money meant soaring stock prices and rampant consumerism. Karen Troester is teaching her community that money can make people giddy instead of greedy. She’s organizing a bank of over 130 volunteers to offer financial classes to the public schools of Grand Junction, Colorado.       As a […]

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do you smile as money leaves your pocket?

February 15, 2010
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       I try to see money as a connection point in my community. I see the same handful of clerks at my local supermarket every week when I buy my groceries. I shop at a bakery to buy bread. So, lately, every time I get out my debit card, I ask a question of the […]

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are you a spender or a saver?

January 27, 2010
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       What are you thinking about when cleaning out a closet or facing the pile-up that is your desk? Dealing with my stuff is important to me because it’s a collection of my altared spaces. Sorting through it helps me sort out my place in the grand scheme of the great beyond.        I try […]

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