Nov 16, 2022

Sneak Peek of FinCap Friday: Tim & Yanely discuss rising prices on the menu this Thanksgiving

Tim and Yanely chat about how inflation will affect the cost of Thanksgiving dinner! How much more expensive is a turkey this year compared to last year? Why have prices gone up so much? Why is Yanely celebrating Thanksgiving twice?! Tune in below to find out:

Tune in below to check it out:


It could be cheaper to dine out on Thanksgiving this year as CPI ‘food at home’ prices soar (CNBC)

COVID drove families apart for Thanksgiving. They won't let inflation do the same. (NPR)


ICYMI: NGPF has a project for students to plan a potluck Friendsgiving dinner, comparison shop for ingredients and create an expense report via spreadsheet to track their “spending." Check it out here!


About the Authors

Tim Ranzetta

Tim's saving habits started at seven when a neighbor with a broken hip gave him a dog walking job. Her recovery, which took almost a year, resulted in Tim getting to know the bank tellers quite well (and accumulating a savings account balance of over $300!). His recent entrepreneurial adventures have included driving a shredding truck, analyzing executive compensation packages for Fortune 500 companies and helping families make better college financing decisions. After volunteering in 2010 to create and teach a personal finance program at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, Tim saw firsthand the impact of an engaging and activity-based curriculum, which inspired him to start a new non-profit, Next Gen Personal Finance.

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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