Mom, You Want Me to Put My Money WHERE?

by Stacy Tharp 1. June 2012
Let's face it - putting money in a savings account isn’t exactly the most exciting thing to do with your hard-earned cash, even for adults.  If you find it difficult to motivate yourself to save, imagine how kids feel about saving.  Here are some tips on how to help motivate your kids to save money and become financially responsible individuals: 1) Give your kids a weekly allowance and help them set a budget. Have your kids agree to an amount that they should save weekly and ... [More]

Has Anyone Seen My $200 Million?

by Jason Dieter 24. May 2012
What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear these names: Mike Tyson, Johnny Unitas or Lawrence Taylor? Or how about Evander Holyfield, Latrell Sprewell or Warren Sapp? If you said that they are famous athletes of past generations, you would be right. If you said a few of them are Hall of Fame athletes in their respective sports, you would also be right. However, in light of what you are about to learn, the correct answer would be, they are all athletes who have filed for bank... [More]

Traveling Tips: keep the costs low and the fun level high

by Renee' Anderson 21. May 2012
Coming from a large family, vacation budgeting is something I learned young. Vacationing is about spending time with the people we appreciate, not about blowing all your cash in just a few short days. There’s no reason to break the bank over your summer vacation. If you’re traveling with people you enjoy, there’s a cost saver right there. A lot of your entertainment will simply involve playing games, laughing, and unwinding with good company…that’s all FREE!... [More]


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