Finance http://wunc.org en Kid Finance http://wunc.org/post/kid-finance <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif;">Children learn a great deal about money from their parents. But which aspects are parents wont to teach and which do they often conceal? Researcher </span><a href="http://communication.chass.ncsu.edu/faculty_staff/lkromo" style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif;">Lynsey Romo</a><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif;"> sought to answer that in her new study, "</span><a href="http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08824096.2014.907147#.U8fri-NdWzI" style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif;">Money Matters: Children's Perceptions of Parent-Child Financial Disclosure</a><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif;">".</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif;">Meanwhile, an exhibit at </span><a href="http://www.marbleskidsmuseum.org/" style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif;">Marbles Kids Museum aims</a><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif;"> to facilitate money talk in kids as young as five and the N</span><a href="https://www.ncbankers.org/" style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif;">orth Carolina Bankers Association</a><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, sans-serif;"> works with middle and high school students.</span> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:30:06 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 39149 at http://wunc.org Kid Finance How The World Cup Moves Stock Prices http://wunc.org/post/how-world-cup-moves-stock-prices <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As the 2014 World Cup draws to a close, all eyes are on Brazil. <a href="http://faculty.london.edu/aedmans/SteelJF.pdf">Historical data</a> shows the effects of this tournament may go far beyond the walls of the stadium.</span></p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:33:48 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 38711 at http://wunc.org How The World Cup Moves Stock Prices It's True: Our Emotions Can Make Us Rich (Or Poor) http://wunc.org/post/its-true-our-emotions-can-make-us-rich-or-poor <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Many of us get a little emotional high when we're out spending money.</p><p>Now take that idea, and apply it to broader financial decisions. If you are a worrier are you more or less likely to invest money?</p><p>Neuroeconomist Camelia Kuhnen knows the answer to that. She studies what goes on inside our heads when we make such decisions.</p><p><a href="http://www.wbez.org/news/are-some-people-hard-wired-take-more-risks-others-108913">Here's what she told WBEZ earlier this year:</a></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:25:57 +0000 Carol Jackson, Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 28856 at http://wunc.org It's True: Our Emotions Can Make Us Rich (Or Poor) Do Most Politicians Come From Money? Here's What The Research Says http://wunc.org/post/do-most-politicians-come-money-heres-what-research-says <p><a href="http://people.duke.edu/~nwc8/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Nicholas&nbsp;Carnes</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Duke University and author of "White-Collar Government: The Hidden Role of Class in Economic Policy Making” (University of Chicago Press/2013).</span></p><p>Carnes&nbsp;speaks with Frank&nbsp;Stasio&nbsp;on Tuesday January 7, 2014 about money and politics.</p><p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:45:00 +0000 Carol Jackson 28497 at http://wunc.org Do Most Politicians Come From Money? Here's What The Research Says N.C. Mortgages On Hold During Govt. Shutdown http://wunc.org/post/nc-mortgages-hold-during-govt-shutdown <p></p><p>North Carolina banks say the ongoing government shutdown means many mortgage applications are idle.</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 11:34:16 +0000 Will Michaels 24097 at http://wunc.org N.C. Mortgages On Hold During Govt. Shutdown New York Tech And Finance Firm Eyes Triangle Talent For Expansion http://wunc.org/post/new-york-tech-and-finance-firm-eyes-triangle-talent-expansion <p></p><p>North Carolina's technology and finance industry is attracting a Wall Street firm to the Triangle.&nbsp;</p><p>The company Ipreo says it plans to hire 250 employees at an office in Raleigh by 2017.&nbsp; Ipreo got nearly $4 million in incentives from the state in exchange for meeting hiring and investment goals in North Carolina.&nbsp;</p><p>Ipreo president and COO Kevin Marcus says the growing firm wants to recruit analysts from nearby universities.<br><br>"We want to be able to attract talent and have a steady stream available to us," Marcus says.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 11:15:20 +0000 Will Michaels 20994 at http://wunc.org New York Tech And Finance Firm Eyes Triangle Talent For Expansion Financing Local Food With Slow Money http://wunc.org/post/financing-local-food-slow-money <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Members of a growing movement are taking their money off of Wall Street and investing it in local food systems through small peer-to-peer loans. Slow Money lenders watch their investments used to grow businesses and farms right in their own communities.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Host Frank Stasio talks with Carol Peppe Hewitt, the founder of Slow Money NC. She reads from her new book “Financing Our Foodshed” (New Society Publishers/2013) at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill tonight at 7.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 16:41:31 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson & Frank Stasio 16212 at http://wunc.org Financing Local Food With Slow Money Auditor's Report Questions Princeville's Money Management http://wunc.org/post/auditors-report-questions-princevilles-money-management <p>The state Auditor says two Princeville town officials misspent public money.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 10:21:41 +0000 Gurnal Scott 13338 at http://wunc.org Auditor's Report Questions Princeville's Money Management Fiscal Agents Discuss State's Financial Outlook http://wunc.org/post/fiscal-agents-discuss-states-financial-outlook <p>Fiscal agents throughout North Carolina government and the university and community college system gathered in Raleigh yesterday to address fiscal challenges facing the state.&nbsp;</p><p>Scott Ralls is President of the state community college system.&nbsp; The recession hit around the time he took the helm.</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 12:05:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 7119 at http://wunc.org