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NC_Nurse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-18-08 09:38 PM
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35. Some parents just don't have the knowledge to share, sadly. I'm sure most
would if they could.
Health class is still required, why not a basic financial skills class?
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  -Some people just ask for credit problems TwixVoy  Aug-18-08 10:45 AM   #0 
  - Hate to tell you something....  Milo_Bloom   Aug-18-08 10:47 AM   #1 
  - Highly unlikely  TwixVoy   Aug-18-08 10:50 AM   #3 
  - That stuff is pulled from a credit report  Milo_Bloom   Aug-18-08 10:57 AM   #4 
     - DL numbers are NOT on credit reports  TwixVoy   Aug-18-08 10:59 AM   #6 
        - You can get one from the other very easily.  Milo_Bloom   Aug-18-08 11:07 AM   #9 
  - Nope.  Dreamer Tatum   Aug-18-08 11:14 AM   #12 
  - That's simply not true.  Milo_Bloom   Aug-18-08 11:17 AM   #13 
     - It IS true - I have direct and current experience with it  Dreamer Tatum   Aug-18-08 11:22 AM   #15 
        - Sure you do... I can explain why it is shifting though...  Milo_Bloom   Aug-18-08 11:45 AM   #19 
  - Yep Red Flag n/t  Indenturedebtor   Aug-19-08 07:14 AM   #44 
  - And if wasn't him doing it on purpose on day one, I'm sure something else would have happened.  Gentle Giant   Aug-18-08 10:50 AM   #2 
  - We don't have ANY financial education programs in schools. It's really  NC_Nurse   Aug-18-08 10:57 AM   #5 
  - I'm with you on this!  KansDem   Aug-18-08 11:05 AM   #7 
  - Sadly, the sheeple are more worried about creationism and stopping sex  NC_Nurse   Aug-18-08 11:11 AM   #11 
  - Bring back Home Economics...for everyone  JHB   Aug-18-08 11:31 AM   #17 
  - There are some good curriculi for it out there...  rucky   Aug-18-08 11:10 AM   #10 
  - now i will have to go find out. kids not in highschool yet. too much bullshit said about public  seabeyond   Aug-18-08 11:57 AM   #21 
     - some schools still offer economics at the HS level.  rucky   Aug-18-08 03:09 PM   #28 
     - As a mother of two teenage boys I can tell you they've never had such a class.  yardwork   Aug-18-08 03:10 PM   #29 
        - i have 13 and 10 yr old. last yr the oldest opened a seperate account to save for car.  seabeyond   Aug-18-08 10:14 PM   #37 
  - back in the old days our parents taught us and were also a good example  seabeyond   Aug-18-08 11:36 AM   #18 
  - Some parents just don't have the knowledge to share, sadly. I'm sure most  NC_Nurse   Aug-18-08 09:38 PM   #35 
     - i think many more are just unwilling to discipline self than lack of knowledge  seabeyond   Aug-18-08 10:10 PM   #36 
  - How about YOU teach your own damn kids?  donco6   Aug-18-08 10:18 PM   #39 
     - I did, many parents don't though.  NC_Nurse   Aug-18-08 11:47 PM   #40 
  - well he ain't the rule  sui generis   Aug-18-08 11:07 AM   #8 
  - I know you were trying to be helpful but honestly, it wasn't your place to be a financial  2KS2KHonda   Aug-18-08 11:20 AM   #14 
  - I find it a refreshing change from all the pushy sales people who try  GreenPartyVoter   Aug-18-08 12:37 PM   #22 
  - Well, it seems to me most people aren't all that thrilled with advice from strangers.  2KS2KHonda   Aug-18-08 01:22 PM   #24 
  - We have a LEGAL obligation to do this  TwixVoy   Aug-18-08 01:11 PM   #23 
     - I think corporate has not explained your obligations very clearly.  2KS2KHonda   Aug-18-08 01:25 PM   #25 
  - What amazes me about this story...  Kerry4Kerry   Aug-18-08 11:23 AM   #16 
  - Even if that is correct  TwixVoy   Aug-18-08 04:58 PM   #34 
  - Like I always say, "people are stupid". nt  Javaman   Aug-18-08 11:55 AM   #20 
  - HDMI cables in most every store are a rip off  negativenihil   Aug-18-08 01:27 PM   #26 
  - That's where I get all my cables and interconnects.  EOTE   Aug-18-08 03:23 PM   #32 
  - What's sad is that "limit" doesn't mean what it used to mean.  Gormy Cuss   Aug-18-08 02:58 PM   #27 
  - I've been in line behind people at Sears or JCPeney who make a $20 pmt to clear enuff credit to buy  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-18-08 03:15 PM   #30 
  - Some people just don't have money sense  Art_from_Ark   Aug-19-08 12:52 AM   #41 
     - incredible n/t  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-19-08 01:19 AM   #42 
        - The dealer ended up getting $23 on the deal  Art_from_Ark   Aug-19-08 01:48 AM   #43 
  - Story doesn't make sense..  snooper2   Aug-18-08 03:18 PM   #31 
  - he probably didn't have 800.00 in credit left on the other card  carlyhippy   Aug-18-08 04:23 PM   #33 
  - if he's only approved for $500- why would they even let him go over...?  QuestionAll   Aug-18-08 10:18 PM   #38 
  - Corporations are giving people credit problems...  cap   Aug-19-08 07:38 AM   #45 

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