Money Basics

Everyone needs to have a solid financial foundation with which to build their money lives, and that foundation starts with the basics. This category is all about teaching you the money basics you’ll need to know to successfully navigate your financial life.

No topic is too trivial in this category. Our articles discuss everything from financial literacy basics to the differences between banks and credit unions and debit and credit cards. You’ll find everything you need to know to get started improving your financial literacy, all in an easy-to-understand way. It’s never too late to better yourself, so get started improving your knowledge of money today!

critical personal finance numbers you need to know

8 Critical Personal Finance Numbers You Need to Know

Do you know your financial status? If not, you’re not alone. A recent Gallup poll found that only 32% of Americans have a household budget. Furthermore, a recent Bankrate survey found that 55% of Americans don’t think their financial situation will improve this year, with 44% who think their situation will stay the same and …

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fiscal responsibility

Why a Budget is a Must for Fiscal Responsibility

You want to be fiscally responsible, don’t you? Of course you do! Everyone does whether they realize it or not. Fiscal responsibility is an economic idea that involves strategies for managing debt and building smart-spending habits. You have probably heard the term used in reference to government or public organizations. A fiscally responsible organization pledges …

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building your financial foundation

7 Tips to Building Your Financial Foundation the Right Way in High School

Building your financial foundation is exactly like building a skyscraper. First, you must pour a solid foundation and reinforce that foundation prior to building several stories above it. You must start from the ground up, building each floor strong and stable as you go. There is no other way around it, and no way to …

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