Why (and How) to Renew Your Passport Now, Even If You’re Not Traveling Soon

Like most Americans, you might not be traveling internationally anytime soon. After all, many countries are still closed to international tourists, making travel impossible. Even if your destination is open, you must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test in order to return to the U.S., which might be a deterrent. Plus, the U.S. vaccination … Continued

5 Financial Tasks You Should Tackle by Year-End

A task without a deadline is just wishful thinking. Sometimes, you can get away with procrastinating. If you never get around to alphabetizing your spices, no one’s life will change. But putting off some tasks could have a huge impact on loved ones. The close of the year is a good time to set some … Continued

What’s Up Next?

Imagine: You’re about to transition from high school to college. You’re secretly not sure what you’re going to do now that mom or dad won’t wake you up for school or force you to do your homework, but you refuse to admit that out loud… Imagine: You’re leaving college – no more studying! But that … Continued

What Financial Education Looks Like for This College Student

When I was 17, I had a unique opportunity to take on some adult responsibilities. As a business owner and single mother of three, my mom needed some help, and I was eager to get some real world experience under my belt before college. So together we agreed that I would take over various business … Continued

Student Tips for Success: Budgeting Your Time

  Time is precious, especially for us college students. It takes keen time management and organizational skills to be able to do all of the exciting things we want to do while in college, while at the same time maintaining a decent GPA. Plus, trying to sneak in that afternoon nap between class, or enjoying … Continued