Financial literacy as your financial legacy

  When we talk about leaving a legacy, we usually think in concrete terms: money, property, or some other type of asset. However, sharing financial literacy and wisdom with the generations that follow us can make just as big of an impact as leaving a gift. Financial literacy has become a national topic in the past few…

Reasons to budget

We talk a lot about budgets on here and for good reason: a budget is a powerful financial tool that can play an important role in your finances and help you reach your financial goals. Money Problems Money Solutions put together an infographic that captures some of the many reasons to budget; click on the…

Emergency Fund 101

Hopefully our recent articles on emergency funds have motivated you to start one (if you don’t have one already) and given you some helpful tips. If you’re more of a visual learner, check out freecreditscore.com’s infographic on emergency funds (click on the image in the new window to magnify the viewing size). In addition to summarizing…