America Saves Blog
Tips, advice, and the latest news from the savings world.
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.
With so many scams popping up monthly, it’s good to be reminded of ways that you can avoid being a victim of identity theft. Here are three tips that you can live by that help: