Tag Archives: Jean Chatzky

Paying Off Your Debt

Teaching Tip:  “Bridge to Financial Freedom, 7 Steps to Paying Off Your Debt” is a great Infographic and makes a for an excellent class discussion or short lecture.  It can be projected on a screen in class and talked through … Continue reading

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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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Jean Chatzky on Surviving the Downturn

Jean Chatzky, one of the best personal finance writers around, just wrote her first column for Newsweek.  This column is titled “How to Protect your Portfolio from Politics” and also appears with a slightly different title, “Jean Chatzky: Surviving the … Continue reading

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