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4 Summer Jobs to Teach Kids the Value of Money

4 Summer Jobs to Teach Kids the Value of Money

It can be hard to teach kids the value of money. When kids are young, they don’t have any concept of money – the food just shows up on the table, and the roof just stays over their heads. As they get older, kids might have an increased awareness of the importance of money, but only as it pertains to ... Read More »

4 Reasons Millennials May Have Trouble Budgeting

4 Reasons Millennials May Have Trouble Budgeting

According to many studies, Millennials seem to have trouble creating or sticking with a budget. Unfortunately, this also means that other areas of their lives may be suffering as well. Millennials who don’t have a solid budget and financial foundation may not be saving for retirement as they ought to either. But why do Millennials have trouble budgeting? Is it that ... Read More »

5 Simple Tips for Investing

5 Tips for Investing

If you are looking for ways to get into investing, then you are probably also looking for tips on how to do it successfully. You also might want to take a look at all of the different options when it comes to investing. It is never too soon to start worrying about retirement and investing is a great way to ... Read More »

7 Fun and Free Summer Activities for the Whole Family

7 Fun and Free Summer Activities for the Whole Family

Looking to have some fun this summer? You aren’t alone – most people wait all year for summer to arrive so they can get outside and enjoy recreation with family and friends. Unfortunately, that fun doesn’t always come free, as there are frequently costs associated with summer activities. So how do you make sure that your family doesn’t go broke ... Read More »

Fighting Back Against Student Loan Debt

Fighting Back Against Student Loan Debt

 Student loan debt has grown from an expected part of education to a bonafide crisis in the making. As of 2017, it has become the second highest consumer debt category, second only to mortgage debt. To give you a bit of perspective, the average student in the Class of 2016 has $37,172 in student loan debt. The fact of the matter ... Read More »