America Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
You or someone you know will most likely deal with some type of credit card debt. But you can avoid credit card debt, and pay down your debt faster, if you are disciplined and determined not to let your credit cards control you. Here are some tips that can help:
America Saves celebrates National Financial Literacy Month, recognized in April, by sharing three ways individuals can take financial action by saving money, reducing debt, and building wealth.
By Barbara Miller, Financial Counselling Supervisor with LSS Financial Counseling
In the wake of Money Smart Week, we refocus on being financially prepared. What a fabulous idea since so many people struggle to reach financial stability. And what better way to raise your kids than to give them the tools they need to understand how money really works. This article looks at some simple yet proven ways to help your kids become financially literate from the start.
I recently had a conversation with a local bank manager for an international bank. The branch of this bank is located in a wealthy northern New Jersey town. He told me about his frustration with his customers that did not understand the differences between an ATM card, a debit card, and a credit card.