finance

Credit Cards in College

Aug 6, 2015

In this episode, Jackie and Tom discuss several options for teaching your college bound child financial responsibility through various types of credit cards tailored for college-aged students.

Daniel gives an update on interest rates and the bond market, and suggests some things to consider in the coming year.

Russell, a Democrat from Theresa, has introduced legislation that will adjust the way school districts' wealth is measured.  Generally speaking, the poorer a district is, the more aid it gets. But it’s not a true sliding scale at the top and bottom ends.

Right now, the poorest districts are all lumped together in the same category, even though some may be much poorer than others. The same is true of the richest districts – they're all seen on equal footing, even though some may be much richer than others.