financial literacy

    

Graduation ceremonies are being held all across the country, with new graduates about to either continue their education or enter jobs and begin their working lives. But while they may have diplomas or degrees in-hand, many of them won'’t have the financial knowledge they will need to successfully navigate the world of credit, cash and debt.

  Carl Richards is a certified financial planner and a columnist for the New York Times. In his latest book, Richards shares the one question that should be at the heart of your personal finance strategy: “Why is money important to me?” 

Provided, Patrick Burke

  Patrick Burke, CPA, attorney and author, says everyone has  a number, that number, if invested wisely, that results in zero financial worries for the rest of your life. The number that provides “exit velocity” from the gravitational pull of your financial needs. A number, he says, few of us will reach in traditional salaried jobs.

Social Security and You

Dec 4, 2013

  An estimated 163 million workers are covered under Social Security, yet most of those individuals aren’t really sure what the system means for them, when they should begin collecting Social Security, how their retirement age affects their benefits, or how much money each month they will receive under the program.

Credit Cards on Campus

Aug 14, 2013