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Welcome to the June 2013 Edition of the Practical Money Skills for Life Newsletter

Tips for Saving on Summer Travel

If you're heading out of town this summer, plan your trip wisely. Where can you afford to go? How can you compare fares? Whatever type of travel you're considering, get the most out of your trip without breaking the bank. Read more


 
Practical Money Matters Article:
Your Financial Life After Graduation

Millions of high school and college seniors are celebrating their recent graduations and eagerly looking forward to the next chapter of their lives. But a few financial mistakes early in life can wreak a terrible toll on earnings and savings potential for years to come. Read more

 
Practical Money Matters Podcast:
Slowing Telemarketers

It never fails: You're just sitting down to dinner when some annoying telemarketer calls. If you haven't already done so, register your phone numbers with the National Do Not Call Registry. Listen now

 
Innovative Educator:
Jennifer Haymes
East Forsyth High School
Kernersville, NC

Jennifer Haymes' passion for teaching personal finance and business has turned her Finance Academy into a "best practice". See how she has built her program from 10-15 students to over 180 students. Read more

 
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