International Credit Union Day is on Thursday, October 20 this year, and it has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948. Credit unions utilize this day to celebrate the history of the credit union, the credit union movement, and to show member appreciation. It is also a day to raise financial awareness.
There are several ways to achieve financial success – win the lottery, sell a company you started, marry into money – and yet for most of us the key to financial success will be mastering the basics of money management. Master these seven basic skills and you will be on your way.
As you plan for retirement, there are sure to be glitches along the way. But it is important to know that there is always time to make a correction. Whether you’ve been planning for years and years, or only a few months, you may benefit from taking a look at these common planning mistakes and how to correct them.
Purchasing a home can be very exciting, but it can also come with some uncertainty. Before you jump into a contract and commitment, consider a few of these questions!
If you hope to one day retire early, it’s important to begin planning now. Below you’ll find a few quick tips to help you get started.
If your son or daughter is heading to college this fall, both you and your child most likely have a lot on your mind – finances, meeting new people, choosing a major, and more. With all of these conversations happening, it’s a great time to talk with your child about the basics of budgeting, establishing credit, and opening a free checking account.
When planning for your future, don’t neglect to include insurance. Often this is the most ignored piece of a person’s financial portfolio. And yet, it has major significance. Insurance provides peace of mind and financial relief when you most need it.
Teaching kids about money may not come naturally to most. But like any skill in life, giving your kids hands on experience when they are young will pay dividends later (pun intended). Below you’ll find four simple ways to teach good money habits.