Teaching Kids Money Lessons
Schools may teach our children how to identify and count money, but they don't provide a robust financial education for kids. That's up to you, and the earlier you give your kids positive experiences earning, spending and managing money, the more their financial skills will develop and mature.
Money-Saving Tips for College Freshmen
You hope that freshman will make wise financial choices, but some wisdom comes only with experience—or some tips from people who’ve already been through it, learned from their mistakes and are willing to share a few insights on how to hold onto your money while you’re an undergrad.
College Move in Day: Eight Ways You Should Prepare
If this is your first experience sending a child to college, it probably looks little like it did in your day. Many universities feel like small nation states, and there’s a lot to get done between now and then. To help, we’re offering some topic-based tips for college move-in day.
Budget-Friendly Summer Activities
Summertime is here. School is on break, and sunlight hours lengthen into the evening. Now is the time to think about things to do with your family—young children, teens, mature adults or even senior folks—in that short hiatus.
Make Your Kids Financially Strong
All parents want their kids to grow up healthy. But most of the time that discussion focuses on getting them to eat more vegetables and spend less time in front of screens. Too few think about their kids’ well-being in terms of their financial health.