Good With Money: Students learn early financial lessons

| August 21, 2019

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It's never too early to start becoming good with money. Students are learning that their efforts in high school could pay dividends well into the future. Alicia Pattillo explains.

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Helix Technology Solutions Private Limited is a fast growing, technology driven company focused on creating path-breaking products across the education sector. Headquartered in Hyderabad, has been established by ex-IITians who have a track record of having built stupendously successful e-commerce businesses. Helix is backed up by a strong management team with varied experience across multiple domains.

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