Category Archives: Video

Payroll Cards

Payroll cards are quickly joining direct deposit as one of the most popular ways for employees to get their paychecks. But how do payroll cards work? How are they different than more traditional payment methods? And what do you need … Continue reading

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The College Award Letter

After getting accepted to a college, students will soon receive a financial aid reward letter, explaining the full cost of attending that school and what kind of financial aid they qualify for. But the terminology used in the letters can … Continue reading

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Leasing vs. Buying A New Car

You’re tired of that old clunker and are ready to get a new car. But should you buy it or lease it? What is important to know before committing to pay for the whole thing or putting down less money … Continue reading

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How Parents and Teens Should Talk About Money

Many teenagers become adults without ever learning how to handle money responsibly. That’s because their parents don’t teach them how to do it. So why don’t parents and students talk about money as often as they should and what are … Continue reading

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Protecting Yourself from Phone Scams

Americans of all ages are losing a lot of money through phone scams, and the problem is getting much worse. What are the telltale signs of this fraud? What should you do if suspect a scam? And what can be … Continue reading

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Teen Employment

Fewer American teenagers are getting jobs. In fact, the number has been dropping for decades. Radio America’s Delaney Hertel explores the economic reasons behind this trend, what opportunities teenagers are pursuing instead, and what skills young people will have to … Continue reading

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Interest Rates

Many young people are falling deep into debt because they can’t pay off their credit cards or have a hard time affording a new car or house. And if interest rates are high, getting out of debt can be very … Continue reading

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Trade Wars

We hear a lot about tariffs and trade policy as the U.S. seeks a more favorable economic relationship with countries like China, Canada, and Mexico. Whether you follow these issues or not, these decisions directly impact you and how much … Continue reading

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