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Investing driven by fear

...this right," said Tiwana Watson, 22, an Augusta State student with a 6-week-old son. She's taking a personal finance class with Professor Joseph Green, whose goal is to teach his students enough about stocks, mutual funds and real...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/30/bus_237492.shtml
Business
Credit cards in college can mean trouble

...half and combined all of her accounts onto one Visa with a 5.9 annual percentage rate. "I learned from my personal finance class to keep one credit card and keep switching companies in order to always have a low APR, because most companies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/01/met_199377.shtml
Metro | Academy of Richmond County | Augusta State University
How can my college kid avoid credit card debt?

...with them periodically to see how they're doing. Less than 15 percent of high school students ever attend a personal finance class, Dvorkin said, so most young people must learn the fiscal facts of life at home. If you're not sure where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/08/fin_385720.shtml
Finance
Bill requires high school personal finance classes

...students avoid falling into credit card debt during their first year of college by requiring them to complete a personal finance class to graduate from high school. James Bryan, social studies coordinator for the state Education Department, told...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/06/met_368061.shtml
Metro
Alexander spending final semester on the field, in the classroom

...taking four classes this fall to help him prepare for the future. He's taking a legal documents class and a personal finance class "so I'll always know what I'm signing." Then there's a golf class for "those business deals on the greens...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/30/foo_269038.shtml
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