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Why Teaching Your Children Financial Literacy Matters

As a parent, one of your jobs is to give your children all of the tools they need to navigate adult life when the time comes. Financial Literacy is a crucial part of ensuring that your child feels empowered by their finances and ready to take on life. Below are a few helpful tips to help you effectively teach your child how to manage their...

Benefits of Using a Digital Wallet

In recent years, you might have noticed more and more of your favorite retailers and restaurants have started to accept payments through digital wallets. For background, digital wallets are software-based payment systems that securely store encrypted user and payment information to use it for secure payments on websites, in apps, or in-store.

Best Ways to Manage Your Money & Your Checking Account

A checking account may not seem like a superior piece of your financial portfolio. However, if you think about it, it is the portal to nearly all of your normal expenditure. Why not manage it the same way as you would handle all of your other significant investments and expenses? For instance, ask yourself, when was the last time you thought...

How to Budget for Big Expenses or Purchases

No matter how detailed your monthly budget spreadsheet is, life happens, and when it does, hopefully, you're prepared. Large and unexpected expenses can make sticking to a consistent spending plan challenging, especially if you live paycheck-to-paycheck and try your best to keep spending to the minimum. Unexpected expenses can throw off even...

Why Financial Literacy & Financial Health Are Important

There is a significant difference between being financially literate and achieving financial well-being. Financial literacy is the junction of economic, credit, and debt management knowledge needed to make financially responsible choices fundamental to our everyday lives. Financial literacy impacts families as they try to balance their budget,...

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