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Photo illustration by Michael I Schiller / Reveal

Across the country, universities are being criticized over issues of money: from how they spend their endowments, to how they raise tuition, to how they award financial aid. Many students are feeling the pinch. They’re going into debt to pay for their education, or abandoning their dreams of a college degree altogether. This week on Reveal, we take a look at the bottom line for universities and students. This show contains an update to the original story about the University of Texas System. After it first aired on Dec.

In dozens of cities across the country, lenders are more likely to deny loans to applicants of color than white ones – even when you take into account how much money they make and how much they want to borrow.  

This type of housing discrimination was outlawed 50 years ago but it’s making a comeback. In fact, the gap in homeownership between African Americans and whites is now wider than it was during the Jim Crow era.

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Teaching Financial Literacy

Jul 22, 2015

  No matter how much—or how little—money you earn, knowing how to manage it effectively will enable those dollars to reach further.

Novel coins raise money for West Marin nonprofits

Jun 26, 2014
Coastal Marin Fund

From Bitcoins to Starbucks rewards points, there’s more ways than ever to buy without using actual dollars. Some local communities are even minting their own money, hoping to boost local businesses and nonprofits. In Pt. Reyes Station, KRCB goes on a hunt for West Marin Trade Tokens. The tokens, worth 3 dollars, are the project of the Coastal Marin Fund.

Teaching Financial Literacy

Dec 1, 2013

No matter how much—or how little—money you earn, knowing how to manage it effectively will enable those dollars to reach further.