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1 in 6 of us are either unemployed or underemployed - stuck working as a temp- or part-time. What would full employment mean?
If you’re unemployed, or underemployed, how would having a full time job change your life?
Marketplace Money is exploring the many approaches parents take to educating their kids about the value — and the risks — of money. To help us with this reporting project, tell us how YOU do it.
What works and what doesn’t? What questions do you have? What could you teach other parents about what kids need to know — and what can we help you learn? Share your experience here.
So far, Public Insight Network sources have told us about their use of various strategies…including adjusting allowances for inflation, using three piggy banks to get kids used to saving, spending and sharing their money, and even taxing allowances! (I’m sure glad my parents weren’t on board with that last one when I was growing up, let me tell you.)
Click here to share your experiences teaching kids about money with Marketplace Money.
One of the issues at the center of the current debate about health care reform is what to do with the nearly forty six million people who are uninsured.
Are you one of them? Were you? How do you get by?
Jennifer said: Yes and no. I went to an out of state major university, on scholarship, with no idea what I wanted... More
GK said: I had a similar childhood to another poster here. My parents lost jobs, a business and our house in the... More
Elaine Frankowski said: Buying stamps for investment purposes is the stupidest thing a person can do unless he/she is an expert collector, is... More
RMS said: Until the ecomonic conditions improve, companies will care less and less about the employees. Most managers are too concerned about... More