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Joe Duran
Joe Duran is the National Program Director at Moneythink, a Chicago-based nonprofit focused on teaching urban teenagers how to make and manage money. Joe leads Moneythink’s operational strategy, educational design, and financial reporting efforts. Prior to his work with Moneythink, Joe was a 2009 Teach for America Corps Member in the South Bronx, where he taught middle school special education at Jonas Bronck Academy. Joe also has experience in the private sector, working as a Business Analyst for Target Corporation in Minneapolis. Joe has previously been featured on Teach for America’s Pass the Chalk Blog as the author of “The Pathway to an Attainable American Dream.”

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Reviving Financial Education

(21) Comments | Posted July 16, 2013 | 7:48 PM

For better or for worse, money pervades the fabric of American life. Money funds our life-résumés, from our most basic needs to our most extravagant experiences, but it is also the leading contributor to divorce, domestic abuse, stress, and low college persistence rates.

Given the considerable influence...

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