Money Manners

Money Manners

Tuition fundraisers aren’t the new normal

DEAR JEANNE AND LEONARD: Friends have invited my sister to a “fundraiser spaghetti feed” to raise money for their daughter. The “door charge” is $20 per person, and there also will be a raffle and a silent auction. It seems that “Taylor,” who is 20, needs $8,200 for tuition and expenses to enroll in a program where she will earn a certificate as a dog obedience instructor. To me, this event is terrible on every level.

Videos

Bernie Sanders supporters crash media tent at Democratic National Convention

Hundreds of supporters of Bernie Sanders invaded a large press tent at the Democratic National Convention and staged a sit-in. These are video images from the protest.
Dave Helling The Kansas City Star
Bernie Sanders supporters crash media tent at Democratic National Convention 1:12

Bernie Sanders supporters crash media tent at Democratic National Convention

Royals top prospect Raul Mondesi gets called up 2:41

Royals top prospect Raul Mondesi gets called up

Rookies, quarterbacks arrive for Chiefs training camp 2:22

Rookies, quarterbacks arrive for Chiefs training camp

Rookies, quarterbacks arrive for Chiefs training camp 2:22

Rookies, quarterbacks arrive for Chiefs training camp