Category: Post College

College Graduation: Moving Back Home After College

College Graduation: Moving Back Home After College

Believe it or not, graduating college seniors will be collecting their diplomas in a little over four months.  If you are a soon-to-be college graduate, is the topic of moving back home after college a possibility? Parents – do you already know for a fact your college graduate will be returning home and remaining in […]

January 21, 2016 | By More
Why Students Need Financial Literacy in College

Why Students Need Financial Literacy in College

Today, we wanted to share a link to a blog I posted yesterday on LinkedIn entitled Why Students Need Financial Literacy in College.  The focus of the discussion is on the importance of financial literacy for college students and adding financial capability as a new skill-set item on the leadership qualifications checklist. College students from […]

December 11, 2015 | By More
Millennials & Home Buying:  What Impacts Home Ownership?

Millennials & Home Buying: What Impacts Home Ownership?

For previous generations, home buying was a default decision.  Even for young professionals who had not taken the “walk down the aisle” purchased a home just for the investment benefit.  But, following the financial crisis of 2007, mortgage crisis, and the student loan crisis that has entered the economic picture over the last years, the […]

November 3, 2015 | By More
Leadership & Financial Literacy:  A New Normal in Leadership for Millennials

Leadership & Financial Literacy: A New Normal in Leadership for Millennials

Let me ask you a question.  Do you think the level of local, state, and national debt and lack of financial resources has become white noise?  It’s a subject of endless conversation with little or no fixes in sight. You know what is most concerning to me? We are quickly transitioning our leadership to a […]

October 6, 2015 | By More
Actions to Take on Money at Every Age

Actions to Take on Money at Every Age

The one frustrating thing about hindsight is dealing with the “I should have done that,” or “If I had only known about that…”  But, it’s a waste of time going down that regret road.  What matters is where we are today.  And, most importantly, how we can help our children, younger family members, and even […]

September 10, 2015 | By More
Money Tips for New College Grads

Money Tips for New College Grads

Today’s money tips Post is written to help two different sets of college graduates.  The first group is the new college graduate who received their diploma this past June.  The second group is the college graduate who will be graduating sometime over the next months or relatively soon.  For each group of college graduates, it’s […]

July 8, 2015 | By More
Your Career Brand Helps You Be Found

Your Career Brand Helps You Be Found

In case you haven’t had this thought cross your mind, here it is: “When looking for a job or seeking clients for your business, you’re a product or service to be sold.” Sounds a bit off-putting? Unfortunately, it’s another one of those truisms that have entered our culture in a more complex way. It would […]

April 28, 2015 | By More
How to Build Your Personal Brand for the Workplace

How to Build Your Personal Brand for the Workplace

Would you like to be one step ahead of your fellow job-seeking competition?  Consider how you can leverage the Internet and social media to build your personal brand for the workplace.  Even if you’re still in college, it’s not too soon to begin, at least according to Careerealism contributor Amanda Haddaway.  Author Mary Eileen Williams […]

February 27, 2015 | By More
After College:  Tips to Live a Better Money Life

After College: Tips to Live a Better Money Life

A LinkedIn Post by Lisa Gates opens with a sentence that everyone likely says some time in their life:  “If I knew back when what I know now…”  Gates insightful discussion highlights six points or tips that young adults should think about before going out on their own.  MoneyBasicsU encourages readers to share her Post […]

January 13, 2015 | By More
Home Finances with Adult Children

Home Finances with Adult Children

You and I have seen more discussion about kids returning home due to their financial constraints. We spotted an article at DailyFinance by Michele Lerner that highlighted a Pew Research Center stat from 2012 that indicated 23.6 percent of adults were living with parents or grandparents. I have to share a personal perspective on this […]

October 23, 2014 | By More