budget planning http://kbia.org en Program teaches financial lessons to foster care youth http://kbia.org/post/program-teaches-financial-lessons-foster-care-youth <p></p><p>Foster care can be difficult for many reasons: stress on the family, forced assimilation into a new environment for the child and a lack of resources can create problems for those in the system. But what you don’t always hear about is what happens to the kids who age out of the system at 18.</p><p>These teenagers are often thrown into an adult world with adult problems, including how to make ends meet. But, one St. Louis foundation is helping teach the former foster children the financial lessons to succeed after foster care.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 21:01:59 +0000 Dalton Barker 26497 at http://kbia.org Program teaches financial lessons to foster care youth Mo. House budget chair not pleased with blind pension cut reversal http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-budget-chair-not-pleased-blind-pension-cut-reversal <p>The budget chairman for the Missouri House is not happy with the Senate&rsquo;s decision early today (Wednesday) to restore 28 million dollars for blind pensions.&nbsp; An amendment by GOP Senator Jim Lembke of St. Louis County reversed the cut that the House wanted to use for Higher Education. Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:07:31 +0000 Marshall Griffin 13074 at http://kbia.org Mo. House budget chair not pleased with blind pension cut reversal