by: Nick ClementsSeventy incoming college freshman told us that they have never been taught basic financial literacy skills. Yet, they are signing up for student loans, opening credit cards and making decisions that will have a serious impact on the rest of their lives. Why don’t we do more to help our children prepare for a financial world that can be extremely expensive when not understood properly?As a society, we spend a lot of time, money and effort helping prepare our young people for college. SAT preparation is a massive industry. And there are even consultants like Steven Ma, who will charge thousands of dollars to help students gain admission into the best schools.Yet, for some reason, we do not spend a whole lot of time educating potential college students on the less exciting topic of financial literacy, which is the elephant in the corner.At MagnifyMoney, we worked with Brooklyn College to design a basic course available to college freshman that focuses on four areas:The power of compounding interest.Your credit score and how it is calculated.How to understand the true cost of banking products and make informed decisions.The psychology of money and its impact on decision-making. continue reading » 6SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
The Harrison Wildcats defeated The East Central Trojans 21-17 in The I-74 Border War.EC vs Harrison Football (8-29)After a scoreless first quarter, both teams scored touchdowns in the second quarter to make the score 7-7 at halftime.Harrison scored a touchdown on their first drive in the third quarter to take a 14-7 lead. EC added a field goal to make it 14-10 after three quarters.The Trojans took their first lead in the game, 17-14, with a touchdown in the fourth quarter. However, The Wildcats followed up with the game winning touchdown to take the lead at 21-17. EC had a chance to win the game driving to Harrison’s 6 yard line, but fell short.The Trojans fall to 0-2 on the season while The Wildcats start their season with a win.EC will be on the road again next Friday night and in Ohio to battle The LaSalle Lancers. Kickoff will be at 7:30.Listen to the game on www.wrbiradio.com.Courtesy of EC Trojans statistician Stweart Durham.
As part of their continuing drive to offer the best range of services to their customers Healthwise Pharmacies have launched a new Online Photo printing platform. To celebrate the launch, Healthwise Pharmacies are offering FREE PHOTO PRINTS or ENLARGEMENTS for a limited time.This is free to all customers, with no gimmicks or catches, but is limited to one order per household. Click on www.healthwisepharmacies.ieThis is a user friendly system which will allow customers print a wide range of photos and gifts from the comfort of their own home.Crucially Healthwise allow customers pick up orders from any local Healthwise Pharmacy avoiding delivery charges, but are happy to have them delivered directly to customers if preferred.Click on the website today and see how easy it is for yourself. (All online orders placed within the first month will be entered into a free draw for a canon digital camera pack worth 1000.00)HEALTHWISE PHARMACIES LAUNCH NEW ONLINE PHOTO SERVICE was last modified: June 10th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BusinessFeaturesnews