2017: A Financial Literacy Fresh Start
After the toasts and the festivities of New Year’s Eve have wound down, it’s time to make some resolutions for the fresh year ahead. To kick off 2017, below are some tips you can share with your students to start them off on the right financial foot in the New Year. They also make for a great and engaging lesson plan! Read more
As we approach the New Year, we’d like to take a moment to look back at 2016 from a financial literacy perspective. What progress was made, new research developed, or milestones reached? What still needs to be done? Read more
Today, most families are juggling 10 balls in the air at any one time: groceries, carpooling, housekeeping, laundry, homework – the responsibilities go on. This year, take time to add financial education to your to-do list. With the New Year approaching, it’s the perfect time to start making financial resolutions.
At the beginning of each year, many of us set out to save more, budget more and spend less. Although we may start off on the right foot, we begin to slowly forget about these resolutions and go back to our old spending habits. To prevent this from happening in 2014, we suggest that in addition to adjusting your budgets for the New Year and setting short-term goals to spend and save wisely, that you also focus on long-term goals to make financial planning a consistent part of 2014.