A few viral posts about the amount American workers earn in a year really sparked some discussion on social media this year. Why do people get so excited when they talk about money? This week’s FinCap Friday shares ideas below and dives into facts and figures about the average American’s budget.
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About the author
Born and raised by Dominican immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before receiving her undergraduate degree from Brown University in 2011. As a member of the Teach For America Corps, Yanely taught third and fourth grades in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master’s degree from the Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her free time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also enjoys dancing, sewing, painting, listening to podcasts and babysitting her 7 future nieces and nephews!
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