Kids Learn Financial Realities of Budgeting

The harsh truth of adult life is very much a part of financial literacy classes in many schools now, as kids learn financial realities of budgeting, saving, spending, and planning.  Once a high school class, the subject of financial planning has now become a focus for...

Building and Budgeting With Spaghetti Bridges

It may seem like an unusual material, but students are learning building and budgeting with spaghetti bridges. While spaghetti  is not a new material for student building materials, it is unusual to have it used among students as young as sixth grade.  Nonetheless, in...

How to Teach Your Kids Financial Literacy

Whether you have your own kids or you’re just the cool aunt or uncle, you have the opportunity to act as a role model so here is an article on how to teach your kids financial literacy.  While some of these—like financial literacy, credit and protecting your...

Best 5 Ways to Save on Back to School Shopping

Back to school time is almost here and Experian has the best 5 ways to save on back to school shopping! 1. Create a back-to-school budget to guide your spending. Building a back-to-school budget will keep you focused when shopping — and help you avoid buying unplanned...