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In Tough Economic Times, Kids Know What's Up

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Just about every morning these days brings more dismal economic news. And along with the news comes more talk among friends and spouses of their own possible financial troubles. Many parents and other adults don't always think about having these conversations out of earshot of kids. But perhaps they should.

As WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer reports, many young people are keenly aware when the adults around them are worried about money.

This program aired on November 18, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

Sacha Pfeiffer Twitter Host, All Things Considered
Sacha Pfeiffer was formerly the host of WBUR's All Things Considered.


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