Are You Ready to Set Personal Finance Goals?

August 9, 2017

How many times in your life have you been asked to set goals? We are often asked to set objectives in our work environments and may even set our own personal health goals. Regardless of the goal, the process is often well-thought out and carried out through a precise strategy. The same scenario can take place when setting financial goals. The same as it is when you are setting a work or health ...

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Easy Ways to Teach Financial Literacy in the Home

June 27, 2017

Studies have continued proving that U.S. teens lack serious knowledge when it comes to personal finance. With the lack of education provided through public school systems, it becomes the responsibility of outside resources to financially educate our youth. Organizations such as Junior Achievement are still making strides towards bridging the gap. Yet, we as parents can still step up and help to ...

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Financial Literacy Across The Globe

May 17, 2017

In many aspects of life, America seems to advance faster than most countries. Everything from technology to food trends launch right here in the United States. But one of the most important pieces of knowledge a young person can have is lacking on the home front in comparison to other countries. A recent study has shown that American teenagers are significantly behind compared to their global ...

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This Non-Profit Proves Financial Literacy Impacts Any Age

May 3, 2017

  “There isn’t enough room in the curriculum,” is the typical reason given in the lack of materials taught regarding personal finance in schools. One non-profit that understands such reasoning but does not look at it as an excuse is bringing financial literacy to classrooms across America. Junior Achievement (JA) has been instilling financial knowledge in students for almost 100 ...