August 29th, 2014

Five “Simpsons” Episodes That Taught Me About Money

Five “Simpsons” Episodes That Taught Me About Money

Bart’s a chronic misbehaver. Homer is (perhaps dangerously) lazy. Even Marge has her moments of weakness.

Anybody who has watched the show can tell you that the Simpsons aren’t a pristine family. Just because the Simpsons aren’t perfect though doesn’t mean we can’t learn from them. Beyond being one of the most beloved and long-lasting shows in the history of television, “The Simpsons” has plenty to teach its viewers about financial responsibility. Read on for a few key moments that taught me about personal finances.

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December 27th, 2012

Sound Advice from Unlikely Sources: The Big Bang Theory

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Ever since I started working at Credit Karma, I’ve rapidly learned about financial matters and now find it difficult to not connect finances to the things I love. The Avengers and your accounts’ affairs? Affirmative. Family and finances? Finished! It was only a matter of time before I turned to one of my favorite TV shows, The Big Bang Theory.

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May 25th, 2012

“Duets” – Money Lessons from Singing Superstars

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The premiere of “Duets” on ABC showed that even we regular folk can sing with the likes of John Legend, Robin Thicke, Jennifer Nettles and Kelly Clarkson. Here’s how the new music competition works: Each star chooses two singing partners—protégés they hope to mold into music’s next big thing.

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May 16th, 2012

Sound Advice from Unlikely Sources: The Avengers and Credit Card Debt

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Last Saturday, I went to see my first superhero movie ever! Yes, you read that right. I have never seen “Superman,” “Spiderman” or any other superhero film. But when my friend invited me to go see “The Avengers,” I figured that there would not be a better superhero movie to start with; it’s chock- full of superheroes, like the Hulk, Iron Man and Captain America.

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