Student with a good grade
Kids & Money

Should You Pay for an ‘A’? Part 3 — The Experts Weigh In

Harvard economics professor Roland Fryer paid ninth graders for good grades. Did it work? I report on this and other research on what motivates kids to achieve in the final installment of my three-part series on Mint.com. Read More
5 things every student should know about money
Kids & Money, Paying for College

5 things every student should know about money

Last Friday, I was invited to speak at SUNY Westchester Community College (WCC) for the launch of their brand new (and beautiful!) Center for Financial and Economic Education. I was honored to be part of it. Read More