Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Helping Millennials Avoid Other People’s Mistakes (OPMs)

Millennials represent the largest segment of the population. They will set the trends for the next 50 years, but can they avoid the financial pitfalls that tripped up earlier generations? Here’s some helpful tips. Millennials are now the largest segment of the population, and with that distinction comes responsibility. As a group, they’ll define how [...]

Women Breadwinners Are Redefining Roles

Financial power in households across America is shifting, as the number of women breadwinners is on the rise. Did you know that as of 2015, more than 40% of women were their family’s sole or primary breadwinner? It’s true. Women are now bringing in at least half, if not more, of their household’s income. What [...]

Why Are Many Americans One Emergency Away from Financial Ruin?

Many Americans are living so close to the edge each month that they are one emergency away from financial ruin. If the unexpected happened, would you have difficulty coming up with an extra hundred dollars? If you had an unexpected emergency, could you come up with $1,000? How about $500? Do you have money saved [...]

Money Mistakes College Students Make

Going to college can be exciting time but learning to avoid the money mistakes college students make can make campus life a lot more fun. For many teens, their college experience includes the introduction of budgeting, debt and other lessons in money management. With their newly found freedom and lack of financial experience, for many [...]