what you need to know about bank accounts for teens

What You Need to Know About Bank Accounts for Teens

Back-to-school season is definitely different in 2020. But it’s still a good time to celebrate your child’s growth and achievements as they transition into a new academic year. For many, that can mean opening their teen’s first bank account. In addition to being a great teaching tool for positive money habits, it adds convenience for parents ...


adult millennial daughter moving out of parent's home

5 Tips to Help Adult Children Move Out on Their Own

The number of adult children who move back in with one or both parents has been on the rise since 2000 and shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, more than 20 percent of adults age 23-37 are currently living at home. The high cost of housing, crushing student loan debt and stagnant wages are just some of the reasons millennials find it difficult ...


10 Financial Milestones for Kids of All Ages

10 Financial Milestones for Kids of All Ages

When it comes to teaching kids about money, it can be hard to know where to start. Knowing the right time to introduce key concepts can help them retain the information and form the building blocks of understanding personal finances. Here’s a breakdown of key financial milestones for kids and when to start talking about them — from pre-school t...


Santa's hand holding a red holiday stocking stuffed with cash

Use the Holidays to Teach Kids About Money

With holiday ads already flooding the airwaves the seasonal madness has arrived. Whether you’re a can’t-get-enough-of-Christmas person or a dedicated Festivus fan, you might be surprised to learn that the holidays are actually a perfect time to teach kids about money and personal finances.      The season is full of teachable moments you ...


Mom and dad conducting a family financial audit with their kids

How to Conduct a Family Financial Audit

With the school year in full swing and the holidays quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to do a family financial audit. Don’t let the sound of it intimidate you. It simply means taking the time to evaluate expenses that affect the whole family and seeing where you can make adjustments to save money. Now that doesn’t sound so bad, right...