Blog Action Day: Poverty – Mo' Money Mo' Problems, Not at the Money Academy! (1pm)

Evan and I were at the East Austin Economic Summit this weekend and were able to interview a few people arouund our work with Financial Stability. We interviewed Gayle Skiera, CEO of the Money Academy. She is a member of United Way Capital Area’s Financial Stability council. Her workshops, camps and afterschool programs help educate children of low income families on the principles of gaining and sustaining financial assets. Some of these children are the first members of their families to open bank accounts. They bring back lessons on money management that will help families be more financially stable, and avoid falling into poverty. Check out here video….

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