FINANCIAL EDUCATION

Oct 20, 2020 3:00:00 AM Budget, Celebrations, Children

Budget-Friendly Halloween Activities for Kids

Of all the traditional holidays that we celebrate, Halloween is a favorite for many young people. After all, who among us didn’t love dressing up and devouring candy for an entire night when that was all that was expected of us? From sugary treats and pumpkin carving to decorations and costumes, there are plenty of things to look forward to in October. But what to do when your Halloween budget is looking a bit slim? You bust out your favorite budget-friendly Halloween activities for kids.

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Sep 1, 2020 3:00:00 AM Savings Tips & How To's, Budget, Children

Money Tips for Teens

In the past, most people waited well into adulthood to start thinking about their finances. Parents have often avoided having complex financial conversations with their children, and schools rarely teach much about finance outside of check signing and basic math skills. 

But now, with personal finance experts like Dave Ramsey bringing teenagers and children into the equation, there’s a lot of financial advice out there that gets you started a bit earlier. It’s never too early to start thinking about your finances. The sooner you start, the better.

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Aug 18, 2020 3:00:00 AM Savings Tips & How To's, Budget, Children

Budgeting Fundamentals for Elementary Aged Students

Many adults find themselves struggling to understand their finances after realizing that they didn’t learn much about them in school. Personal finance is a tricky thing to teach, especially since the ways that we address it tend to change pretty quickly. Not long ago, schoolchildren learned how to fill out a check and balance a checkbook. But between then and now, most people have shifted to online banking and Excel spreadsheets for finance tracking.

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