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Money Matters: Lessons I Learned from Suze Orman

After my recent shopping spree at Target (thankfully, those are rare these days), and since it is financial literacy month, I thought a post about personal finance was in order. 604 more words


Money Smart Week

The entire month of April is Financial Literacy Month, but this week is also Money Smart Week. If personal finance is not something you usually give a lot of thought, now is a great time to build off tax season (and possibly a refund!) and to extend the spirit of spring cleaning to your bank accounts. 971 more words

News & Events

Greed: It’s never good

It’s April and in addition to Uncle Sam wanting a piece of our financial action, it is also Financial Literacy Month.

There is no shortage of ways to gain a financial education—high school, college and after grad classes, websites, investment tips, books, etc.—but year-after-year studies continue to show that most of us still have plenty to learn. 393 more words

TMCC’s FLAME$ peer-mentors shine with award-winning book

By George Covino:

Recently, a USA Funds school partner was recognized for a financial literacy resource book it created for incoming students. I wanted to take the opportunity to highlight this achievement and feature the school’s incredible financial wellness program for students. 572 more words

Financial Literacy

How Western Michigan University is strengthening student financial wellness

By Shashanta James and George Covino:

As I have mentioned in the past, one of my favorite aspects of my job is meeting higher education professionals and hearing about the interesting ways they help students become successful. 1,043 more words

Best Practices

On the Chopping Block

When it comes to eating healthy, there’s nothing in the rulebook that says you have to purchase pricey foods. Also, if you’re anything like me – and I’m not proud of it – I tend to dine out rather than make all the food I just bought. 572 more words