Finding opportunities to teach children about money

How to Talk to Your Children About Money

Talking to Children About Money In my opinion, above all other lessons, strive to model healthy money management behaviors in your own finances. Many of us may make a mistake or two...

Create a savings strategy to address emergencies, big expenses, and retirement.

How to Save Money

Commit to Saving Money Every Day! Now and then, I hear a few students in my classes grumble when I say "in my opinion, a regular savings habit is the...

Student Loans: Minoring in Debt Management

Managing Student Loan Debt Student loans are becoming an increasing problem for the economy and those seeking a higher education. In the past few decades, educational costs have sky-rocketed and for the average student, this means taking on hefty debt. While loans allow qualified individuals to educate themselves and better their future, the...

Saving money by creating new holiday traditions

7 New Christmas Traditions That Will Save You Money

Get More Bang for Your Buck with These Christmas Traditions The holidays are here! Besides a Spring or Summer vacation, this is the one time of year when you give yourself...

Credit-Card-Debt

Protecting Yourself from Credit Card Skimming

According to the FBI website, skimming typically involves the use of hidden cameras (top) to record customers’ PINs and fake keypads (right) placed over real keypads to record keystrokes. Photo credit: <a href="http://www.FBI.gov" target="_blank" rel="noopener...

Try these hacks to save money this Thanksgiving

Hosting Thanksgiving on a Budget

Hosting Thanksgiving While on a Budget! You just received some wonderful news! It's your turn to host Thanksgiving dinner and show off your...

8 Ways Shopping Black Friday Will Cost You

Mistakes to Avoid this Black Friday As Black Friday draws closer, shoppers excitedly build lists and recruit team members for maximum deal-snagging success. Meanwhile, businesses plot ways to ensure a healthy profit margin...

Tips to afford raising children

Raising Children: Expenses to Expect

Finding Affordable Ways to Raise a Family When I decided to address this topic, I set out to get a better understanding of how...

Follow these steps to take control of your life after college

Life after College: Finding Your Way

What Comes after Graduation? Surely, on the day you received your admission letter to college, you looked forward to the moment you would cross the...

11 Money Challenges to Kickstart Savings

  Boost Your Motivation to Save with These Money Challenges Let’s be honest for one moment. All things money are pretty much… the worst. If you are spending it frivolously it’s...