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Personal Finance in the News: The Mortgage Settlement – Class Discussion and Teaching Video

Teaching Tip:  Jean Chatzky has a short (3-4 minute) video from the Today show on the new “Mortgage Settlement” that summarizes what took place. In mid-February, 2012, the Justice Department announced a $25 billion settlement deal between 49 state attorneys … Continue reading


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Finance in the News: The Debit Card User Fee, Part 3 – Bank of America Backs Down

Teaching Tip:  There’s an excellent All Things Considered podcast from NPR titled “BofA Cancels Plans for Debit Card Fee” that you can assign before class. After the other banks didn’t join in and in response to consumer outrage and threats … Continue reading

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