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The Trillion Dollar US Credit Card Bubble Nobody’s Talking About

American credit card debt hit $1 trillion this year, surpassing 2008 crisis highs.Delinquencies are at four-year highs, while delinquencies at small banks hit record rates.Credit card interest rates are at [...]

By | 2019-12-04T14:20:53-06:00 December 4th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Trillion Dollar US Credit Card Bubble Nobody’s Talking About

We have to talk to our kids about money – no matter how uncomfortable it feels

We have to talk to our kids about money – no matter how uncomfortable it feels In March 1942, an 11-year-old boy took the decision of a lifetime and invested [...]

By | 2019-11-25T19:03:05-06:00 December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on We have to talk to our kids about money – no matter how uncomfortable it feels

Credit card debt increases by 24,500 percent since 1970

Consumer debt in the U.S. has grown by 25 percent in five years and doubled since the turn of the century, according to the latest Clever Real Estate report Consumers in [...]

By | 2019-11-22T09:47:30-06:00 November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Credit card debt increases by 24,500 percent since 1970

The Greatest Wealth Transfer In History: What’s Happening And What Are The Implications

Over the next two decades, the United States will experience an unprecedented shift of demographics and finances that will likely be felt by every American. Baby Boomers, the generation of [...]

By | 2019-11-12T09:02:06-06:00 November 15th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Greatest Wealth Transfer In History: What’s Happening And What Are The Implications

How Lack Of Financial Literacy Is Contributing To The Nation’s $1.5 Trillion Student Loan Crisis

Millions of student loan borrowers are faced with impossible choices. The average student loan balance has grown so significantly that many recent college graduates’ salaries are insufficient to cover these [...]

By | 2019-11-11T13:12:39-06:00 November 11th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How Lack Of Financial Literacy Is Contributing To The Nation’s $1.5 Trillion Student Loan Crisis

The Need (And Demand) For Better Financial Literacy

Today, many young adults are experiencing stress when faced with taking responsibility for their finances and planning for the future. This is because most lack the skills, knowledge and confidence [...]

By | 2019-11-08T06:44:04-06:00 November 8th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Need (And Demand) For Better Financial Literacy

Why We Need To Close The Financial Literacy Gap For Women

Women have never felt more empowered than we do today. There are more female CEOs in the Fortune 500 than ever. Women are running for office in record numbers. More women are [...]

By | 2019-11-04T06:32:17-06:00 November 6th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Why We Need To Close The Financial Literacy Gap For Women

Most Americans Think They Know More about Money Than They Do

Have you ever met someone who doesn’t want to start a CrossFit class until they get in shape, and found yourself wondering, isn’t the point of the class to help [...]

By | 2019-10-29T08:31:48-06:00 November 4th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Most Americans Think They Know More about Money Than They Do

3 Simple Money Questions Everyone Should Be Able to Answer

The average worker is struggling when it comes to basic financial knowledge, and it's hurting their ability to plan for the future. Three-quarters of Americans failed a financial literacy quiz [...]

By | 2019-10-23T02:39:34-06:00 October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 3 Simple Money Questions Everyone Should Be Able to Answer

The benefits of being financially literate

Short-term lender Wonga recently asked over 1 000 of its customers about their attitudes towards money. It found that, despite 88 percent believing that financial health was “extremely important”, most [...]

By | 2019-10-10T12:38:12-06:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The benefits of being financially literate
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