FinCap Friday: Dangerous Downloads

Aug 15, 2019
Current Events, FinCap Friday, Financial Scams

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For our first FinCap Friday of the 2019-2020 school year, we highlight a viral app that led to lots of dangerous downloads! This episode focuses on why it's so important to read and understand terms before agreeing or signing on the dotted line. How many young people do you think practice the habit of reading before signing? Find out the answer to this question and more in this week's FinCap Friday:

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About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!