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Take MarketWatch's 2022 Financial Literacy Quiz. Will you get 10/10? – MarketWatch

You don’t know what you don’t know until you get an incorrect answer in a financial literacy quiz. It stings. But there’s no harm in that. We should all learn something new every day, especially when it comes to managing our finances. It helps us to plan for the future, gives us peace of mind …

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'Difficult' budget decisions loom as East Lyme finance board weighs staffing requests – theday.com

East Lyme — Board of Finance members this week said staffing increases in the proposed $81.34 million 2022-23 budget are going to be “difficult” to reckon with amid current economic realities affecting residents whose property taxes pay for town services. The proposal from the school and selectmen boards represents a total increase of $3.35 million, or 4.30%, over …

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Budgeting for a baby: Here's what financial advisors recommend for new parents – CNBC

StefaNikolic | E+ | Getty Images Certified financial planner Amber Miller is used to thinking about the costs and challenges of life for her clients. It gave her a leg up when it came to preparing for the birth of her own first child last year. “We had our daughter, Zahra, in August, and we’re …

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Florida lawmakers unanimously approve personal finance education bill – CNBC

Nine-year-old student Roberto Nieves Fernandez studies personal finance topics on his laptop using online resource center SmartPath. SMARTPATH Florida is poised to become the largest state to make a financial literacy course mandatory for high school graduation. The Florida Senate on Friday unanimously passed SB 1054 and sent it to the state House of Representatives, …

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Failing Our Children? A Personal Finance Class Is Only Required in These 24 States – GOBankingRates

jacoblund / Getty Images/iStockphoto The stereotypes about millennials and financial planning may be true, according to some studies. One survey discovered that the average millennial spends 150 more hours on social media than they spend managing their finances, GOBankingRates previously reported. And, when it comes to personal finance, the future doesn’t hold a lot of …

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Westerly Board of Finance starts work on budgets; schools up first – The Westerly Sun

WESTERLY — The Board of Finance has started its review of the School Committee’s proposed $59,276,033 budget for 2022-23, an $885,528 or 1.52%, increase from current spending. The board kicked off its compressed season of reviewing spending plans for education, municipal government, the transfer station, and the water and sewer departments during a meeting dedicated …

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Florida just became the largest state to mandate personal finance education in high school – CNBC

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, on Feb. 24, 2022. Marco Bello | Reuters Florida is officially the largest state to mandate a financial literacy course for high school graduation. On Tuesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed bill SB 1054 into law. The legislation was unanimously …

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5 financial lessons I learned from my time as a circus clown – MarketWatch

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus operated Clown College from 1969 to 1997. I attended in fall 1978 in Venice, Fla., home of Ringling’s winter quarters. Clown College was a one-semester, tuition-free, rigorous training program in clowning. After completing General Electric’s GE, -0.95% two-year financial management program, I wanted to do something different. I …

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5 financial lessons I learned from my time as a circus clown – MarketWatch

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus operated Clown College from 1969 to 1997. I attended in fall 1978 in Venice, Fla., home of Ringling’s winter quarters. Clown College was a one-semester, tuition-free, rigorous training program in clowning. After completing General Electric’s GE, -0.68% two-year financial management program, I wanted to do something different. I …

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