Best Practices for Using a Credit Card

2021-09-28T13:53:15+00:00September 28th, 2021|

By properly managing a credit card, you can earn rewards and build your credit score, all while making your regular purchases. Get the Right Card The first step to best using a credit card is to get the right one. That means doing your research. You should consider your spending habits and priorities

Three Jar Allowance For Kids

2021-08-24T15:32:06+00:00August 23rd, 2021|

The sooner you teach your children the basics about budgeting, the better, and the three jar money system is a great way to get started. Kids and Money To learn how to manage money in the three jar system, kids need some money to manage. How they get that money can vary.

Teach Financial Literacy at Home

2021-08-23T20:43:17+00:00August 23rd, 2021|

It's crucial for your family to know the basics of financial literacy, but how do you approach teaching them? Luckily, you're making financial decisions every day — so let your kids in on the conversation. WHAT IS FINANCIAL LITERACY? Financial literacy includes many different financial skills and concepts; to be financially literate

Teach your kids to be life-long savers

2021-05-11T15:27:02+00:00April 21st, 2021|

The idea of saving isn’t always as tangible as putting money in a piggy bank or opening up a youth savings account, especially for kids. In celebration of Earth Day, here are 5 lessons for your kids that pair saving and conservation. 1. Turn off the water. Teach them to turn off

Saving With A Purpose

2021-08-16T17:34:55+00:00October 28th, 2020|

Coach: Saving With a Purpose HOW IT WORKS Saving with a purpose is the secret to making your goals a reality. This Coach session will help you set concrete savings goals and show you how much you need to save every month to reach them. To begin the Coach session, select Get Started. Next, follow along,

Recognizing and Avoiding Scams

2020-10-28T19:33:10+00:00October 28th, 2020|

Con artists cheat Americans out of billions of dollars every year. Recognizing red flags for potential scams can help protect you, your loved ones, and your hard earned cash. Phishing Phishing is when scammers pretend to be someone that they aren’t to gather sensitive information or access to a person’s funds through a credit

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Are You Cyber Safe? (For Teens)

2021-05-11T15:27:25+00:00September 14th, 2020|

Coach: Are You Cyber Safe? HOW IT WORKS This is designed for teens aged 13-18, but anyone can play! Navigate through fun dilemmas and wacky scenarios to try and spot red flags and avoid negative consequences. Some things online are obviously unsafe and some decisions are clearly unwise, but others? Well...they can be tricky. Test your

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Find a Place to Rent

2020-08-07T14:39:09+00:00August 7th, 2020|

For many, picking the right house or apartment in a tight rental market is daunting, but by preparing in advance, you're more likely to find the perfect place to call home. While renting requires less immediate cash and fewer obligations than owning a home, that doesn't mean that it's cheap or easy, or

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Finding Funds in an Emergency

2020-08-05T20:46:53+00:00August 5th, 2020|

Wondering what to do in an emergency if you don’t have an emergency fund? Consider these options. If you find yourself facing an emergency that you’re financially under-prepared for, the prospect of what to do next may feel overwhelming. Don’t panic. There are things you can do to get through this crisis. Work

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Hanging Up on Unwanted Calls

2020-08-05T14:37:11+00:00August 5th, 2020|

Are you receiving an increase of unwanted calls and texts each day? Unwanted calls – including illegal and spoofed robocalls - are the FCC's top consumer complaints. I knew I wasn’t alone, and the number of unwanted calls and texts that I receive daily continues to increase. Most calls I receive use the same

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Quality vs Cost

2020-07-01T16:24:19+00:00July 1st, 2020|

There are a few key factors that can help you make the decision between where you should splurge and where you should save. Whether you’re standing in front of a shelf at the grocery store, shopping online, or even walking around a car dealership, you may wonder: Do I go for the “nicer,”

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Savings Calculator

2021-05-11T15:26:05+00:00March 12th, 2020|

Savings Calculator HOW IT WORKS With a savings account, your money will grow over time. That growth will change based on how much you save each month, the interest rate on the account, and how long you save. This calculator is designed to illustrate how your savings will grow. Enter how much you will contribute to

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