iOS app Android app

Financial Football

How Financially Literate Are You?

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business
Jason Alderman

I'm not sure whether it was intentional or merely a coincidence that several years ago Congress proclaimed April to be Financial Literacy Month. Don't let another April pass without taking steps to improve your financial literacy.

Using Comic Books to Teach Financial Literacy

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.18.2012 | Impact
Jason Alderman

Although often considered pure escapism, comic books also can serve an educational role -- whether it's teaching the principles of science, demonstrating right vs. wrong or even helping kids learn how to read.

Ndamukong Suh Teaches 'Financial Football' To DPS Students

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.21.2011 | Detroit

Detroit Public Schools launched two initiatives Tuesday to teach students the value of saving money. Detroit Lions Defensive Tackle Ndamukong Suh m...

Video Games Aren't So Bad After All

Jason Alderman | Posted 09.06.2011 | Education
Jason Alderman

Next time you're tempted to lecture your kids about wasting too much time on video games, first check out which games they're playing -- it turns out they may actually be learning important life lessons.

Quarterback Drew Brees Tackles Financial Illiteracy

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jason Alderman

Drew Brees' list of accomplishments is long and impressive: New Orleans Saints quarterback. Super Bowl XLIV MVP. Devoted family man. And now, financial literacy champion.