Money Matters – Can I Afford that Large Purchase?

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — In this week’s Money Matters, PVCC professor Bill Pratt spoke about how consumers can tell if they can afford a large purchase, such as an appliance or a new car. For more information on the topic, see our blog post: The 20% Solution to End the Need for Budgeting

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Financial Literacy Quiz-See How You Do

Every year we hear about polls, quizzes, and surveys of youth and adults about their financial literacy. For instance, the S&P Global Financial Literacy Survey found that only 57% of Americans are financially literate. That puts the U.S. as 14th on the global list. Norway, Denmark, and Sweden top the charts at 71% national financial literacy […]

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Money Matters – Talking Money with College Students

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — College students are getting ready to return to campus, so it may be time for parents to have a discussion about how their college-bound children about how to budget money while at school. In this week’s Money Matters, Bill Pratt, Piedmont Virginia Community College professor and Vice President of The Money Professors, suggests […]

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