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Stories with subject: Personal finance education
  • Memphis woman teaches Girl Scout troop life skills 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 2:58 pm

    MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Pink Eagles are like a Girl Scouts troop created just for Memphis. For the past seven years, the nonprofit has helped area girls ages 5 to 19 build self-confidence, leadership skills and financial literacy. The weekly meetings and seasonal events are free for the participants thanks to the leadership of founder Loretta McNary.

  • Nevada colleges get $1 million to prevent dropouts 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 5:32 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada colleges are getting more than $1 million in federal grants to help retain students who might otherwise drop out.