financial empowerment

May 6, 2020
Financial Literacy: A Series of Good Habits

If your parents neglected to teach you about money, you’re among the 74% of 13 – 21 year olds who weren’t taught about financial literacy either. Paradoxically, a whopping 75% of Americans consider themselves to be financially savvy. 🤨 It’s obvious that there’s a major disconnect between our feelings and the reality regarding finances. But…

April 30, 2020
Common Cents: Why Financial Literacy Matters During a Pandemic

Good financial habits today are acts of empathy for your future self. Future-you will always appreciate when an emergency fund tucked away in earlier times comes in handy for surprises like a pet getting sick, a sudden need to move, or you know, a global pandemic. Financial literacy is even more crucial during times of…

February 27, 2020
Does Coronavirus Have You Concerned About Your Financial Future?

There’s no doubt that people are beyond scared about the spread of COVID-19, more colloquially known as the coronavirus. While many are simply concerned about their health, most people are rapidly becoming terrified at the thought of how their financial lives will be affected. This week alone, we’ve seen the market down thousands of points,…

February 26, 2020
McMillions and the Mindset of Financial Literacy

I’m lovin’ it McMillions has taught us quite a bit more than simply confirming that we were all chumps from 1989-2001 for playing McDonald’s Monopoly and thinking there was a chance to win anything beyond a free order of fries. Considering this was the “Decade of Greed,” it seems rather appropriate that swindlers would fry…