Financial Responsibility, Planning & Money Management, Saving & Investing | Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Is It Always Best to Pay Off Credit Cards Before Saving for Retirement?

Conventional wisdom says you should pay off your credit cards before saving for retirement. While it’s generally true you should pay off high-interest credit card debt as quickly as possible, there are a few situations where retirement savings should come first. Let’s look at the benefits of each approach. Benefits of Paying Off Credit Cards… View Article

Financial Responsibility, Saving & Investing | Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

5 Reasons Why Research Is the Most Essential Part in Any Investment Plan

When it comes to investing, regardless of what strategy one employs, it’s a good idea to undertake a great deal of research before getting started. This research can give a proper understanding of investment goals and methods. Here are five reasons why research is the most essential part in any investment plan. Research Allows for… View Article

Financial Responsibility, Money Saving Tips, Saving & Investing | Friday, June 16th, 2017

How to Save Smart in 2017

Although you can rightfully say that knowing how to save has always been important, quite a few experts would say that this skill is now more important than ever. In order to have some cash in your investment portfolio to deal with emergencies and short-term goals, you need to deal with volatile markets and many… View Article

Saving & Investing | Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

How to teach your kids about investing

Children are quick at learning new things. Give them something educational to watch or read, and it is likely that they will surprise you with a trivia that is entirely new to you. Thus, if children can learn seemingly complex concepts at an early age, teaching them about investing will be no different. But how?… View Article

Financial Responsibility, Money Saving Tips, Planning & Money Management, Planning & Money Mangement, Saving & Investing | Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Financial Literacy Month is Here!

Importance of Financial Literacy Financial Literacy Month occurs every April and is dedicated to encouraging individuals to improve their personal financial knowledge. Becoming financially educated is one of the most useful strategies a proactive individual can implement into their lives. Many people do not understand the importance of becoming financially literate in the first place…. View Article

Financial Responsibility, Parenting, Saving & Investing | Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Savings is an option for individuals with disabilities

Often individuals with disabilities are not familiar with the savings options available to them, or they may be afraid to save money in fear of jeopardizing their public benefits. However, there are a wide variety of saving strategies that individuals with disabilities can potentially access to achieve their savings goals and improve their financial well-being…. View Article

Financial Responsibility, Saving & Investing | Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

5 Simple Steps to Start Investing

The easiest part about investing your money is getting started, but it’s often the most difficult obstacle for people to overcome. Investing can feel complicated and overwhelming to newcomers — there’s a whole new set of terminology, various banks and investment firms, and a myriad of account types to choose along the way. But once… View Article

Financial Responsibility, Money Saving Tips, Saving & Investing | Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Energy-saving Home Innovations: Earth and budget-friendly

image 1 source: pixabay.com The world of energy efficiency is changing rapidly and changing the face of the residential ecosystem. However, there are many problems that inhibit the progress in the field. Low-income households are in a precarious position because they cannot afford the necessary improvements. Also, there are a lot of stakeholders with their… View Article

Financial Responsibility, Parenting, Saving & Investing | Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Talking to Teens About Smart Financial Management

Teen spending is up, and it’s costing their parents money. The average 12- to 14-year old earns $2,700 a year, while the average 15- to 17-year old earns $4,900, according to MarketingVOX and Rand research. Just over a quarter of this income comes from working and 22 percent comes from parents, a YMCA report shows…. View Article

Planning & Money Management, Saving & Investing | Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Financial Literacy Month is a Great Time to Save

Financial Literacy Month Is a Great Time to Start Saving Financial Literacy Month provides an opportunity for everyone to learn more about their personal finances and take steps to improve their financial picture. This year’s celebration kicks off on April 1, 2016. If you’re looking for a place to start your review of your holistic… View Article

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