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Minor Spoilers Ahead. You’ve been warned. Waiting for Superman Review ‘Waiting for Superman,’ is a poignant, competent movie on the state of education in the U.S. Starting out slow, it revs up and shows a world, where the hopes and futures of children rest on the luck of the dice. Though very true, it often belabored the point. This film was more of a what’s wrong with education, than a “how to” fix education. I would have also like…

When it comes to financial education, there are concerns that Americans do not know what they should. In order to rectify that situation, the U.S. Treasury has identified 5 “Core Competencies” of financial education. The idea is to put together a plan to help Americans assess whether or not they know what they should about money. Right now, the Treasury is accepting comments on the program, and comments will be open until September 12, 2010.…