As summer approaches, the thought of saving money might seem impossible next to all the fun plans you are making. However, it could be the perfect opportunity to grow your skills and try some new ideas. Since saving money or avoiding expenses can help with debts, let’s take a look at 10 ways to save [...]
Has a loved one just graduated? A celebration is in order! Before you start stressing about how you’re going to afford the party your grad deserves, check out these savvy party tips and avoid credit card debt.
For many people, summer is the time to get all those projects done that have plagued you since last year. Unfortunately, projects can cost more than anticipated. To help manage your budget and avoid consumer debt, follow these tips while completing your DIY outdoor projects.
The future of retirement may look a lot different than our parents or grandparents have experienced. Factors like social security, longevity and our overall financial savvy will greatly affect our preparedness. To successfully create a retirement plan, it’s best to think about it as an equation. And to simplify that equation right off the bat, we’d like to [...]
In honor of Armed Forces Day, Talking Cents would like to share some financial resources for those serving in the military. Our brave service members often face unique financial circumstances before, during and after their time in the military. Fortunately, ACCC can help prepare your budget for each stage.
Credit card debt can stem from both needs and wants. If you struggle to manage your credit cards or currently have credit card debt, try this month’s challenge. Put down all your credit cards and learn how you can eliminate your credit card debt.
A summer job is a great way for teens to learn about money management. It’s a perfect opportunity to work with your teenagers on understanding the impact of setting goals, budgeting and saving their money. Let’s find out what kind of summer jobs are out there for teenagers and how to make the most out of [...]
In conjunction with Financial Literacy Month, affiliates across the country will be recognizing National Teach Kids To Save Day tomorrow. Did you know that only six states require high school students to be tested on personal finance? We can all agree on the importance of financial education for children and adults alike, after all, our nation’s economic future [...]
Did you know that April is National Credit Union Youth Month? In conjunction with this month’s Financial Literacy, this year’s ‘Wild About Saving‘ theme encourages our youth to start thinking about their financial future. You may find local credit unions offering deals when opening a new account and other community outreach events to educate young people. [...]
In another installment of Financial Literacy Month, Talking Cents is covering the costs of buying a home. Since purchasing a home is one of the biggest investment you will make, it’s important to make sure that you understand all that comes with it. By saving and preparing for all related home buying costs, you will be [...]