Oscar the Grouch, Sesame Street's green and grourchy Muppet, will appear in an all-new television special this Friday on ABC to teach viewers about finance. The television special, entitled UN-BROKE: What You Need to Know About Money, aims to explain the basics of finance and managing your money. The special gives an unconventional look at the fundamentals of everyday finance with facts about credit cards, mortgages, stocks and bonds, investing and 401(k)'s, in a fresh new format combining information and humor. The one-hour television special is scheduled to air on Friday, May 29, 2009 (9:00 - 10:00 pm, ET) on the ABC (check your local listings for details).
Hosted by Good Morning America contributor Mellody Hobson, the special will also feature appearances by Will Smith, Samuel L. Jackson, the Jonas Brothers, Christian Slater, Cedric the Entertainer, Seth Green, Rosario Dawson, the E*Trade Babies, and many others.
So be sure to tune in to ABC this Friday for an educational look at managing money, and a fun financial-focused appearance by Oscar the Grouch. For more information on the special, visit ABC.com