The Money Diaries http://kalw.org en The Money Diaries: Confessions of a Shop-aholic http://kalw.org/post/money-diaries-confessions-shop-aholic <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Money Diaries is a series in which young people from Oakland explore their relationships with money. </span>Zakiya<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jackson is calling her story “Confessions of a Shop-aholic.” She has two jobs to help pay for her shopping habit. For one of them, she gets paid on Fridays, and the money often doesn’t last the weekend. This is her story.</span></p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 00:49:23 +0000 Lisa Morehouse 25482 at http://kalw.org The Money Diaries: Confessions of a Shop-aholic Money Diaries: Next year will be better http://kalw.org/post/money-diaries-next-year-will-be-better <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">For the next few weeks, KALW News will be presenting stories from young people in Oakland, talking about their relationships with money. It’s part of a collaboration with the Oakland-based nonprofit <a href="http://gametheoryacademy.org/">Game Theory Academy</a>, which works with low-income youth to improve their economic decision-making skills. Independent producer Lisa Morehouse worked with students at Game Theory Academy to record their experiences, in pieces we’re calling Money Diaries. In this segment we meet Caelin Robinson, who is 17 years old.</em></p><p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 01:48:57 +0000 Lisa Morehouse 24576 at http://kalw.org Money Diaries: Next year will be better