FinCap Friday: Food Waste Due to Expiration Dates
Do you know the different between the many “expiration” dates on food items? There’s sell by, use by, best by, among so many more. These labels vary widely by state, but one thing they all have in common is they lead to food waste! Find out how bad the problem is and what you can do about it in this week’s episode of FinCap Friday:
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Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor’s degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master’s degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!