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Miami-Dade students rock to money lessons

A crowd of Miami-Dade students got a rocking lesson in personal finance from GOODING, who jammed in front of more than 1,000 high-school and middle-school students from across the county who filled the Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center.

"Music makes the medicine go down." - Gooding

When GOODING isn’t making music for television shows like CSI and commercials for Yamaha motorcycles, the group travels the country to teach kids about savings accounts and bankruptcy. They have their own nonprofit, Funding the Future, and rely on local sponsors to tour.

The students screamed, clapped and asked questions about credit cards and credit scores. Eighth-grade student Laisha Lugones said it was the first time an adult had talked to her about money matters.

Read more from the Miami Herald.


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