Budgeting & Saving

Budgeting & Saving

Teaching Your Child to Grow Their Savings

Over the years, parents teach their children many things. How to grow gardens. How to care for pets. How to be polite and thankful. Even how to prepare simple meals. One important lesson that parents need to teach that often gets overlooked is the importance of saving money. These tips will help parents teach children of all ages how to … Continue reading

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Budgeting & Saving

5 Tips For Raising Money-Smart Kids

Did you know children as young as 3, can begin to understand how money works, including how important it is to save for a favorite toy? And, by the age of 7, most kids have already formed their basic money habits. Are your children savers, spenders, or, like many other kids, simply unaware of money’s importance? It’s okay. Teaching children … Continue reading

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Budgeting & Saving

Where To Open A Checking Account In 2022

In times gone by, being without a checking account was an inconvenience at worst. Today, not having a checking account can make you feel like you’re at a standstill.  In 2020, only 19% of transactions were cash-based. Most of the other options, including checks, debit and credit cards, and electronic transfers, require having a checking account. That’s why if you … Continue reading

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Budgeting & Saving

The Different Types Of Checking Accounts [Comparison]

Looking to open a checking account? Before doing so, it’s important to understand your options. Different types of checking accounts offer different advantages and benefits and deciding which one is best for you requires careful consideration before you apply. Overview Of Various Types Of Checking Accounts Here’s a quick comparison of eight of the most common types of checking accounts. … Continue reading

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Budgeting & Saving

9 Ways to Fight Rising Prices on Groceries

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve probably noticed your grocery bills climb to crazy heights during the coronavirus pandemic. Over the past 12 months, all of the six major grocery store food group prices increased, according to the November 2021 Consumer Price Index (CPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Prices for meats, poultry, fish and eggs rose … Continue reading

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