Financial Literacy

21 Savage performs at the Voodoo Music Experience in City Park in New Orleans in 2018.
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It's been a whirlwind month for Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage. 

The 26-year-old (real name She'Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph) was arrested by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Super Bowl weekend for allegedly overstaying a visa from the United Kingdom when he was a teenager. He was held for nine days before being released on $100,000 bond. On Thursday, TMZ reported a district attorney in south Georgia dropped a felony case against the rapper for allegedly taking money for a show and never performing.

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This month on Nothing Funny About Money, Matt & Michael discuss various options for limiting student debt by paying for college while you are actually IN COLLEGE!


Students leave more than 3 billion dollars, yes that's BILLION, in federal grants on the table each year! In this episode the Nothing Funny About Money Team discusses the various opportunities available for funding college, without going into debt!

On this month's episode of Nothing Funny About Money, hosts Matt Goren and Michael Thomas discuss ways to properly measure the value of a college education. Some of their findings, may surprise you!

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A new report slots Georgia third in the nation for credit card debt. The website figured the average credit card debt and median income in each state, and in this case, being high on the list is bad news. We talked more about this with Atlanta financial advisor Cecily Welch.

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April is Financial Literacy Month. It was designated in 2003. The Great Recession revealed just how little average Americans know about their finances. So, in the spirit of education, we break down something we hear a lot about, especially during election time: Social Security. We also talk with Social Security expert Mary Beth Franklin, who is a contributing editor with InvestmentNews.