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Rock band drives financial literacy message to students

Rock ‘n’ roll bands and good fiscal management often go together like peas and carrots. But GOODING, a California-based band with deep Midwestern roots, wants to use music to help the youth of America to make better financial choices.

"We’re rock 'n' rollers first, but we’re rock ‘n’ rollers with a message. After traveling around the United States for a decade… we played in every state. We started seeing same-day lenders crop up, seeing people struggling. A lot of the issues — people losing hope and people feeling like they weren’t going to get ahead… came back to financial literacy. I left high school knowing more about geometry than I did balancing a check book." - Gooding

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