TITLE

Money Messes Become Reality TV…

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Jun2006, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a reality television show planned by Hearst Entertainment and Atchity Entertainment International which will focus on personal finance "makeovers." Individuals claiming to be shopaholics, who want to start their own business, are in extreme debt, are unable to live in New York City on their salary, or are otherwise financially clueless, will benefit from personal financial coaching with the possibility of winning financial assistance if they appear on the television program.
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21691181

 

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