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Next Gen Personal Finance

Mar 30, 2018

Brian Bean definitely took the road less traveled—though not always of his own accord—to become a teacher. After a Ponzi scheme he invested in went bust, he vowed to teach the younger generation about money management. What his students simulate in his classroom economy at Tomball Memorial High School (TX) will...


Mar 23, 2018

In a little village of just about 5,400 full-time residents, the Community Store in Saranac Lake is one unique endeavor. I stumbled upon the store during a recent vacation in the Adirondacks (a 6 million acre park in upstate New York). What makes this department store one-of-a-kind? Well, to start, it was backed by over...


Mar 16, 2018

 From a very young age, Courtney learned about the value of a buck and now she’s giving back to the next generation by sharing her knowledge. She's creative in her teaching techniques. I bet you can't wait to hear about her Business and Board Games class. She's passionate in her advocacy. The Vermont legislators can...


Mar 9, 2018

From buying her own car at the age of 16 to graduating with no student debt, Liz Thames seems to have always embraced the frugal lifestyle. After she and her husband took a hard look at their lives and thought deeply about what made them happy, they doubled down on saving money to pursue their dream: living in the...


Mar 2, 2018

She’s relatable, she’s understandable, she’s Miss Be Helpful! Yanely is a first generation Millennial who attended Brown University on a full scholarship, but managed to graduate with thousands of dollars in credit card debt. Fast forward to a few years later, and she’s now an expert at managing her...