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Your Teen’s Summer Job is an Opportunity to Build Real-Life Financial Skills

What was your first summer job?  Lifeguard at the pool?  Concessions worker at the local theater?  Retail sales?  Dishwasher at a restaurant? Mower-of-lawns extraordinaire? Will your teen have a paying job this summer, or are they already employed?  –This is a perfect opportunity, while they’re still in your nest, to teach and let them practice …

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Is it time for a Credit Freeze?

Your personal information can be used fraudulently to open new credit accounts in your name.  Recently (Apr 2021) it was widely reported that Facebook experienced a large leak of user data.  It’s not the first data breach and won’t be the last. Is it time for a Credit Freeze? Credit freezes, also known as security …

Better’s Best Money Advice for Couples

History is replete with heroic, romantic tales of true (and unfortunately, not so true) love.  Our personal financial counselors are leaving the tales behind and giving you Better’s best financial advice for couples. Terri Bailey, M.S., AFC®: My best advice for couples is of course to be open and respectful of the different background and …