FinCap Friday: Greatest Graduation Gift

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May 23, 2019
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FinCap Friday

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This week's FinCap Friday offers some details about a recent philanthropic move made by one of the wealthiest Americans. In light of the student loan debt crisis, his news came as a pleasant surprise to many students graduating in Atlanta as part of the class of 2019. Find out more about the recent news and what the buzz was all about:

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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!