This three-part series on money management features noted financial expert John Metaxas, who has reported on financial markets and major financial news events at CNN and CNBC. He offers solid tips and advice for saving, investing, budgeting, and spending.
Includes candid discussions from young adults who share their personal experiences with finances and credit.
- Credit Basics: Simple Strategies for Smart Credit
Did you know that bad credit can prevent you from getting a job, renting an apartment, buying a car, and even a cell phone? This provides a practical look at credit, why you need it, how to build it, and what it can do for you.
- The Fundamentals of Banking: Get Serious About Spending, Saving, and Investing
Hear stories of students and young adults with varying levels of financial responsibility – from opening their first checking account to choosing the best savings option to exploring first-time investment options. Their experiences teach viewers sensible ways to spend, save, and invest.
- Consumer Smarts: The Skinny on Being Savvy
Do you know what to look for in a cell phone contract before signing it? Or how to protect yourself from identity theft? Are you a smart shopper? Can you spot a scam? This program teaches all this and more, including the latest in online tools and technology. Watch as students and young adults make online purchases, research products, and budget for everyday expenses like groceries, entertainment, and rent.
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