Category: Resources & Websites

Pew Consumer Banking Project Website

Pew Consumer Banking Project Website

Last week in our Post Money Smart Tips for Banking in 2017, we provided some important updates on changes coming to the banking industry.  We thought it would be valuable to continue the banking discussion. After all, your bank is in many ways the center of your money lifestyle.  Everything from your paycheck or client […]

January 24, 2017 | By More
10 Money Tips from Top Money Gurus

10 Money Tips from Top Money Gurus

Are you thinking of making some changes in your money life for 2017?  We wanted to share some of the money basics tips that the top money gurus on the web and print world have given to their readers.  We invite you to check out our “10 Money Tips from Money Gurus” video as part […]

December 27, 2016 | By More
5 Financial Calculators: Tools for Financial Planning

5 Financial Calculators: Tools for Financial Planning

Have you reviewed your financial plans lately?  Many businesses hold their business planning meetings in the last quarter of the year.  It’s a good idea to dust off our personal financial planning program at least annually. In this way, we keep our short-term and long-term money lifestyle goals on track.  Thanks to a variety of […]

November 15, 2016 | By More
Federal Trade Commission – Tips on Employee Background Checks

Federal Trade Commission – Tips on Employee Background Checks

Over the last few months, I’ve noticed some news stories reporting companies who are eliminating jobs.   The industries run the gambit from financial, retail, to restaurants.  Just this last Sunday morning while reading through my newsfeed, I read that some 250 Disney employees in its consumer products and digital unit lost their jobs. Every time […]

October 11, 2016 | By More
2015 National Financial Capability Study

2015 National Financial Capability Study

A characteristic of being a money smart consumer and financial leader is keeping on top of trends.  Let’s be honest here.  It can really be a challenge today to remain in step with the massive amount of news and micro/macro events that create or impact trends. The role of data is more important than ever […]

August 2, 2016 | By More
Federal Trade Commission Blog to be In the Know

Federal Trade Commission Blog to be In the Know

Let’s face it; there are lots of blogs out in the Internet world.  For my own research and client work, I’m connected to over 100 newsfeeds, RSS feeds, and read dozens of mainstream news, association, and government websites.  I can say for certain that there is one blog that every consumer should have on their […]

June 28, 2016 | By More
SBA – Women in Business Resource for Success

SBA – Women in Business Resource for Success

Many a business woman has dreamed of starting her own company.  But, once she starts digging into the details, it can seem so overwhelming that some women may want to just forget it.  Today’s Post is for the women in business who want to take the leap into being an entrepreneur.  I want to review […]

June 21, 2016 | By More
Financial Literacy Topics at Time’s Money 101

Financial Literacy Topics at Time’s Money 101

As you well know, there are many websites available for consumers to learn the basics about money. Financial literacy, in our humble opinion, is the key to enjoying a better financial lifestyle.  Why?  It’s because when you know the financial facts, you can make better money decisions.  Periodically, we like sharing personal finance educational resources […]

June 14, 2016 | By More
Car Buying Websites for a First Time Car Buyer

Car Buying Websites for a First Time Car Buyer

With school graduations just around the corner, there may be some car buying in the near future for some.  I know of several individuals who are receiving their driver’s license soon.  Of course, these new drivers on the road are in the need of wheels to get to their summer jobs.  In today’s Post, we thought […]

May 24, 2016 | By More
Financial Literacy Tool Kits: Resources to Teach About Money

Financial Literacy Tool Kits: Resources to Teach About Money

Financial Literacy month starts tomorrow, and financial literacy advocates have four weeks to provide 100 percent focus on the value of learning about personal finances!  Over the years, many good websites and resources have been developed to teach consumers about personal finances.  We wanted to share another valuable resource with you today, which we have […]

March 31, 2016 | By More