What I'm Reading This Weekend (August 4-5)

Aug 03, 2018
Personal Finance, Parent Conversations, Current Events, Taxes, Stocks


New for/about High School Students

Personal Finance



Market news

  • Can’t let this week pass without something on the history we witnessed this week as Apple hit the $1 Trillion mark in market capitalization. Seems quite remarkable after almost facing bankruptcy twenty years ago. 

Infographic of the week: How old is your county? From our friends at the Visual Capitalist.

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About the Author

Beth Tallman

Beth Tallman entered the working world armed with an M.B.A. in finance and thoroughly enjoyed her first career working in manufacturing and telecommunications, including a stint overseas. She took advantage of an involuntary separation to try teaching high school math, something she had always dreamed of doing. When fate stepped in once again, Beth jumped on the opportunity to combine her passion for numbers, money, and education to develop curriculum and teach personal finance at Oberlin College. Beth now spends her time writing on personal finance and financial education, conducting student workshops, and developing finance curricula and educational content. She is also the Treasurer of Ohio Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.