Personal Finance Archives

Don’t just tell members to pack their lunches

Don’t just tell members to pack their lunches

The concept of perpetuating awareness about the importance of financial literacy education and the consequences of not understanding personal finances was boosted when in 2004 the U.S. Congress designated April as “National Financial Literacy [...]

How to vacation on a budget

How to vacation on a budget

In a 2017 survey, 74% of respondents admitted they've gone into debt to pay for a vacation. Particularly for families with children or pets (or both), these costs and debts can add up quickly and [...]

Americans’ love/hate relationship with money

Americans’ love/hate relationship with money

Mocking those with money is a popular pastime. The rich are an easy target. There are relatively few of them — the much vilified 1% — often stereotyped as greedy, corrupt, amoral — people who unblinkingly pay bribes [...]