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Credit lessons

Bank of America volunteer speaks to FYE students on ins and outs of credit

As an attendance sheet floated around the room, one by one the students in a University of Delaware First Year Experience (FYE) class signed their names, wrote down their home states (New York, Pennsylvania and beyond), and were quick to mark a check in the “Did not have high school personal finance class” column.

Yet minutes later by a show of raised hands, the vast majority of the students acknowledged they use a debit card, credit card or both. (more…)

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Economic Forecast

*No silver bullet but hope for economy remains, experts tell audience at UD*

Analogies abounded at the 2012 Economic Forecast, where speakers compared monetary policy to turnpike driving, fiscal policy to an empty toolbox and investing to “finding the least worst house on an unstable block.”

Charles I. Plosser, president and CEO of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, was one of three featured speakers at the annual event, which was sponsored by Lyons Companies and the University of Delaware’s Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) and held Tuesday, Feb. 14, at UD’s Clayton Hall. (more…)

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