Jun 02, 2022

FinCap Friday: Paying for Prom

Each year in May and June, it's prom season! How much does prom cost for the average teen in America? The answer will shock you! With all the factors involved in the total cost, there's more to paying for the prom experience than we might initially think. Check out this week's episode of FinCap Friday to learn more: 

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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 10 nieces and nephews!

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