The latest from Lorraine Ranalli

- by Lorraine Ranalli

How can we knock your socks off?

There is no shortage of studies and articles pointing to the need to boost financial literacy among U.S. citizens. Pardon any unintended bias, but quick research seems to show ...

- by Lorraine Ranalli

The dream job that began as an internship

With an aptitude for mathematics, Zak Tobias had always thought he would one day work with numbers but as a young boy, he may not have fully understood how. Fortunately ...

- by Lorraine Ranalli

3 listening styles that make you a respected leader

When done well, the ability to listen and ask questions is powerful. The former precipitates the latter, which makes listening the most important strategy in our communication toolbox. We may ...

- by Lorraine Ranalli

The ripple effect of education and outreach

It’s no coincidence the annual Partners in Education Celebration takes place in the middle of National Financial Literacy Month, and it’s no surprise that the Philadelphia region’s ...

- by Lorraine Ranalli

Happiness can lead to financial freedom

The United States is among 31 countries examined in a recent Cambridge University study that finds an alarming number of adults are deficient in basic financial skills. According to a ...

- by Lorraine Ranalli

A financial literacy legacy

John D. Unangst, President & CEO of Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (FMFCU) and conceptualist of The Berenstain Bears Financial Literacy Program is fondly remembered as a visionary leader. John’...