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2014-06-13 23:02:58

At the recent annual conference, The Institute for Financial Literacy honored Dr. Beckman with an EIFLE Award for her distinguished contribution to promoting financial literacy education. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Pocket Change: Using the Science of Personal Change to Improve Financial Habits (Effertrux Publishing) was named winner of the 2014 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Adult Book of the Year award from the Institute for Financial Literacy. The...

2014-05-29 16:29:10

MindBlown Labs CEO Joins Presidential Advisory Council OAKLAND, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Obama recently announced the appointment of Jason Young, Co-Founder and CEO of MindBlown Labs, to his special Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans. MindBlown Labs is an Oakland education technology startup that has developed a cutting edge solution to financial illiteracy for teens and young adults - a fun, mobile, financial capability game called...

2014-04-14 12:36:50

Screens included as a recommended resource for Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! federal initiative designed to promote developmental screening of young children NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Curriculum Associates' BRIGANCE® Screens were chosen as a recommended screening tool by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for its new Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! initiative. This coordinated federal effort is designed to encourage healthy child...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.