Staying home for your vacation this summer? You don’t have to travel far to have a great time around here, with beaches, mountains, lakes, water parks, zoos, and historic museums just a short car ride away. Explore what our region has to offer instead of leaving town. Correction: The last name of the children in this segment is McCormack-Kuhman.
Teaching Kids to Save
Today’s teens are faced with financial options that their parents couldn’t have imagined at their age. NH Jump$tart Coalition helps teens understand how money works and how to make smart personal financial decisions. Taylor Morin, a Windham, NH, high school student, talks about working hard, saving money and what that means for his future.
Avoiding Investment Fraud
As long as there are investors in search of a good return there will be investment scammers trying to defraud them. Fortunately, there are also regulatory investigators working behind the scenes to protect financial assets from criminal activity. MPBN’s Bridget Barry Caswell talks to one about the latest scams and ways to protect against them.
Job Hunting Strategies
Gene Goldstein’s job as a marketing executive disappeared in July 2009. In addition to looking for a job, Goldstein mentors business managers and executives. Providing this free mentoring service keeps Goldstein connected with former clients and offers him the long-term benefits of possible employment.
Dig it! Gardening on the Cheap
Until recently, the backyard vegetable patch was mainly a labor of love and relaxation. But ever-tightening household budgets have given us an additional incentive to grow our own food – saving money. Gardening guru Charlie Nardozzi has some tried and true techniques for growing your very own lovely, relaxing and recession-busting vegetable crop.