Enlighten Me: $tand by Me program focuses on Hispanic financial literary

Enlighten Me: $tand by Me program focuses on Hispanic financial literary

If American Hispanics were their own country, they’d be the 11th largest economy in the world. But first generation Latino immigrants face unique challenges when it comes to managing their money. The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, in a partnership with the United Way of Delaware, has pioneered a financial literacy program to help Latinos save and stay out of debt within its $tand By Me program – It's called $tand by Me Hispano and in this week’s Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Anne Hoffman takes a closer loo ...More
State trying new tactics to increase health insurance marketplace enrollment

State trying new tactics to increase health insurance marketplace enrollment

Open enrollment for year two of coverage on Delaware’s health insurance marketplace is underway. Last year, after the rocky roll-out of the federal website and other issues the state revised its sign-up goal down to 8,000, which it surpassed by breaking the 11,000 mark. What is Delaware's goal this year? And how are state officials changing their approach? Delaware Public Media’s Sean Carlson tackles those questions. ...More
Gas prices in Delaware slip again ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

Gas prices in Delaware slip again ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average price for a gallon of regular in Delaware lowered slightly from $2.85 a week ago to $2.84. A month ago, First State drivers were paying $2.95 per gallon. ...More
Something fishy is happening at Wilmington’s Delaware Children’s Museum

Something fishy is happening at Wilmington’s Delaware Children’s Museum

The Delaware Children's Museum opened its new permanent exhibit this weekend - a Touch Tank Aquarium featuring a variety of marine wildlife in a 600 gallon tank. ...More
DNREC exploring fee increases at Delaware State Parks

DNREC exploring fee increases at Delaware State Parks

DNREC is looking to hike certain fees associated with Delaware State Parks. State officials haven’t said which fees may increase or by how much and didn’t respond to emails seeking comment. ...More
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