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Education, Money

Financial Literacy Hits Prime Time with ABC’s Un-Broke

   May 29 2009   2 Comments

Here’s something for credit union youth marketing folks (or anyone interested in youth financial literacy):

ABC is airing a special tonight (May 29, 2009, 9p.m. ET) called Un-Broke. The special takes “an unconventional look at the fundamentals of everyday finance with all the facts about credit cards, mortgages, stocks and bonds, investing and 401k’s, in a fresh new format combining information and humor.”

The special features a great lineup of  celebrities, including the Jonas Brothers, Rosario Dawson, Will Smith, Cedric the Entertainer, Seth Green and Samuel L. Jackson, just to name a few. Here’s a clip:

Come on … the Jonas Brothers talking about money? Is there any doubt that interest in personal finance is at an all-time high? This should be exciting news for anyone involved with youth financial literacy. Tune in tonight and let me know what you think.


Tween King Zac Efron on SNL

   April 19 2009   0 Comments

For those of you who missed High School Musical’s Zac Efron’s debut on grown up TV, here’s a clip from his SNL gig. Great to see that he doesn’t take his role as king of tween media too seriously.