“Children understand that the money is theirs but don’t yet have a firm grasp on what they can do with it, or how to get more. This is your chance to discuss money, investing and financial responsibilities. And this is where you might introduce three jars: save, spend and donate.”
Amy Joyce from OnParenting writes on this important topic. Read more!
The people behind these success stories started out with practically nothing. This is how they did it–and how you can, too.
“No money is no excuse. All you really need are great ideas, tons of drive, and deep faith in yourself.”
Read more of this article on inc.com.
With finalcial aid season upon us, here are a few helpful links.
Martha Johnson, the director of education for the Finanacial Authority of Maine (FAME), disucsses the key takeways for filling out the FAFSA in this Bangor Daily News article.
FAME offers five FAFSA tips to help Maine families in this WSCH news 6 video.
“…college graduates are also more likely to be employed full-time than their less-educated counterparts, and are less likely to be unemployed, 4 percent versus 12 percent, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. Liberal arts graduates are not excluded from this reality. The vast majority with degrees in the humanities and social sciences are employed, and at salaries significantly higher than those having earned only a high school diploma.”
William J. Lowe, Chancellor of Indiana University Northwest, explores this topic in the Huffington Post.
Do you believe that young people’s student loan debt is getting in the way of their entrepreneurial dreams?
According to Jessica Stillman of Inc., this is a question we should be considering. Read more here.