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Interactive: How Long Do I Have To Wait For That Table?

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Feb 25, 2018
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Math, Budgeting, Interactive
What happens when you show up on Friday night at your favorite diner with a group of friends and realize you are #10 on the waiting list? You could walk out and go elsewhere but nobody has better grilled cheese and chocolate cheesecake OR you could treat it as a math problem and try and come up with an estimate of how long the wait is going to be. You count all the tables in the diner (15 or so) and figure that most meals here take about 45 minutes to complete (they like to turn their tables:)...

Question of the Day: What percent of 18 year old college students have more than $1,000 in credit card debt?

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Feb 25, 2018
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Question of the Day, Credit Cards, Research
Answer: See graph below for answer (From EverFi Money Matters On Campus Survey) Questions: Would you expect 18 year olds at four year colleges to have more credit card debt than those at two year schools? Explain.  Do you think young people with credit cards expect to go into debt? Explain. Do you have a credit card? Why or why not? If so, are you able to pay off the balance every month. Name one reason why you think having credit card debt is bad. Click here for...

NGPF Podcast: Tim Talks to Entrepreneur Kendall Flutey of Banqer

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Feb 23, 2018
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Podcasts, Checking Accounts, Interactive, New Products, Personal Finance
The NGPF podcast's first international guest, Kendall Flutey, is one hard-working entrepreneur—she set aside time on a Saturday (NZ Time) to talk to us! She saw a gap in financial literacy education in primary schools through her brother's eyes, and decided to change things for the better. Fueled by her passion for business, the former accountant signed up for coding bootcamp, and 6 months later she was equipped to bring the vision of her startup to life. Banqer was born in 2015, and...

What I'm Reading This Weekend (2/25-2/26)

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Feb 23, 2018
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Article, Student Loans, Investing
Savings/Interest Rates The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates five times in the past few years but "brick and mortar" banks haven't followed suit when it comes to savings accounts for depositors. The Economist explains the reasons why.  Podcast of the Week What is it like to be ultra-wealthy? Listen to this podcast and find out, What is it like to be rich (Hidden Brain)? Higher Ed – Student Loans Looks like colleges and universities are falling into two distinct...