Should You Pay Allowance In Bitcoin?

January 9, 2018

At Right About Money, we are big believers in paying young people allowance as a means for teaching them to handle money responsibly as they

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Memo to the Boss: Forget My Raise, Give Me Better Benefits

December 20, 2017

Would you rather have a more generous benefits package at work or a large enough pay raise to purchase an equal-value benefits package on the

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The Five Keys To Effective Financial Literacy Instruction

December 13, 2017

What are the primary elements of a successful student financial literacy course? According the Center for Financial Literacy at Champlain College, there are five: Topics

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These States are Boosting Financial Education Below the Radar

December 13, 2017

Financial education will always be a difficult subject for educators. States are in charge of their public-school curriculums, and in many states it is left

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Amid Crippling Inaction at State Level, Signs that Financial Education May Bubble Up

December 13, 2017

The vast majority of states fail to deliver anything close to reasonable personal finance instruction in grades K-12, a new report finds. But in an

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In Poker and Personal Finance, Here’s How a Small Sample Can Ruin You

December 7, 2017

Long-time readers know that I enjoy poker and value its many embedded money lessons. I have been part of a home game for years, and

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Like Goldilocks, With Financial Confidence Individuals Need ‘Temperature’ To Be Just Right

December 7, 2017

Confidence about money is a tricky issue, not unlike Goldilocks and her porridge. Too much confidence leads to poor decisions. Too little confidence leads to

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What Doesn’t Grow in North Korea

November 10, 2017

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But the one accompanying this post may be worth even more. At a glance, you can

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