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A Message Every Teacher Needs to Hear

Thank you.

Two simple words that teachers don’t hear often enough.

Thank you for investing your careers and your lives into the future of our children.

Thank you for the time you spend working on lessons plans, classroom decorations and daily lectures.

Thank you for all the extra time you spend after class with students who need a little more direction.

Thank you for all those late night hours you put in grading papers under your bedside lamp.

Thank you for choosing a profession where you can pour into the lives of others.

Thank you for listening to the kids who just need someone to talk to.

Thank you for all those times you showed up to school early and stayed long after everyone else was gone.

Thank you for all the sacrifices you’ve made for your students.

Thank you for being a teacher.

You are in the trenches doing work that matters, and your effort doesn’t go unnoticed.

Thank you!

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Teach your children wise money habits early so you change their lives forever.

Rachel Cruze is a seasoned communicator and presenter, helping Americans learn the proper ways to handle money and stay out of debt. Her new book Smart Money Smart Kids, co-authored by her dad Dave Ramsey, released April 2014 and debuted at #1 on the New York Times best-sellers list. You can follow Rachel on Twitter at @RachelCruze, online at rachelcruze.com, or at facebook.com/rachelramseycruze.

Rachel Cruze

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Rachel Cruze

Rachel Cruze is a two-time #1 national bestselling author, financial expert and host of The Rachel Cruze Show. She has appeared on Good Morning America, Today and Live With Kelly & Ryan, among others. Since 2010, Rachel has served at Ramsey Solutions, where she teaches people how to avoid debt, save money, budget and win with money at any stage in life. Learn More.

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