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    LifeSmarts Study Session: TeamSmarts Topics in Review

    Over the past few months, LifeSmarts teams competed for the TeamSmarts title across our five categories as they expanded their consumer knowledge on topics ranging from environmental laws to technology scams. As we get ready for Nationals in April, let’s take a look back on some of the important content we covered in TeamSmarts this year: […]

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    Let’s Get Smart About Credit

    October is Personal Finance Month at LifeSmarts where we focus on all things related to financial responsibility. Today, on Get Smart About Credit Day, it’s a great time to have a conversation about credit cards. With the holiday season approaching we have a teachable moment. It may be tempting to reach for a credit card […]

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    All Eyes on Pittsburgh: Reminiscing about Nationals 2017

      Nearly two months ago I embarked on two “firsts” as I travelled to Nationals. As the newest member of the LifeSmarts staff, I was excited to see how everything would unfold during the fast-paced series of competitive sessions. My colleagues who attended past events told me that seeing LifeSmarts at Nationals makes the entire […]

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    On the Road to Nationals with a pit stop in Richmond

    Last Friday, I embarked on my first official LifeSmarts competition! As the latest member of the LifeSmarts staff, I was really excited. In the spirit of our motto, “Learn It, Live It”, the best way to know the program is to experience competition firsthand with an in-person event. So, I took the eco-friendly option and […]

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