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KIDS AND MONEY: Help your college student get credit card smarts

Published 03/09/2009, McClatchy Newspapers

Here is a puzzler your college-age student might not find in a math textbook: How many months will it take to pay off an $8,000 loan, assuming you're being charged 18 percent interest and you're making payments of $150 a month to whittle down the balance?

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