Morning Edition Interviews

Financial planning simulation for students

The Financial Foundation Task Force, part of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition, is holding a financial planning simulation at Shoenbar Middle School Friday. 7th graders will make decisions about what to spend on and what to save. Chelsea Goucher and Gail Klein joined KRBD to talk about the event.

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