teen summer job financial skills

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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Ready for Student Loan Payments?

For many, student loan payments loom over their head like a wave ready to break.  While a massive wave is the surfer’s dream, it’s an ominous reality for many borrowers.  Whether you’re graduating soon and your student loan payments are just beginning or if they’re beginning after you delayed payment due to the Executive Orders …

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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 …