March 15, 2012

Myths of St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a day to don green, watch parades, decorate with shamrocks, and toast with pint of beer – all in celebration of the Christian Saint Patrick (A.D. 387-461).  Today, it […]
March 14, 2012

Girl Scouts Now Earn Financial Badges

Most of us understand intuitively that the Girl Scouts of America aren’t just about selling cookies. What you might not know is that the green-sashed entrepreneur […]
March 13, 2012

Are Your Kids Financially-Fit?

Today’s parents are raising a financially-savvy bunch.  Financial education site DoughMain surveyed 2,034 parents with kids ages 4-18 and found that more than 63% of kids today […]
March 8, 2012

When Do Gas Prices Change Our Behavior?

As gas prices rises, The Business Insider has questioned its effect on the recovery as well as Obama’s re-election.  There have been various attempts to connect the […]
March 6, 2012

A New Grad's Guide To Personal Finance

Student debt has ballooned by 57% in the last decade, with U.S. students holding a staggering $865 billion in loans, primarily due to college tuition and […]
March 1, 2012

The Tooth Fairy Feeling Economic Crunch

This bad economy really bites for kids these days.  The Tooth Fairy’s average going rate for a baby tooth last year dropped to $2.10, down 42 […]
February 29, 2012

The Generational Gap on Debt

The latest credit trends study from Experian shows that baby boomers are strong and steady in their pursuit of the American dream, while the Gen Y’ers […]
February 28, 2012

Student Loan Debt: The Next Economic Crisis?

Taking bets as to what the next financial crisis is going to be that plunges us back into a deep recession? The San Franscico Chronicle wants […]
February 24, 2012

Student Savvy: Using Your Credit Card Wisely

First things first, don’t sign up for every credit card that the companies send you. Their job is to figure out what advertisements and strategies used […]