Living Debt-Free

One of the worst feelings in the world is waking up at 2am worried about how you are going to pay your bills. Usually the feeling of panic sets in about the week after your last paycheck has arrived, been spent on rent, groceries, utilities, gas for the car, and suddenly you realize there’s not going to be enough money … Read More

West Virginia Money Smart Week

A full week of opportunities to increase your financial literacy. Money Smart Week 2017 begins on Saturday, April 22nd and ends on Saturday April 29th. The idea of Money Smart Week began in 2001 as a coordinated effort by a diverse group of more than 40 Chicago-area organizations working together to promote personal financial literacy. The Chicago Federal Reserve Bank … Read More

The Importance of Saving Money

You should always start saving money early and as often as you can. Earning an allowance for chores is a good way to become responsible with money. Some of the money you earn should be set aside for short-term savings. These funds can be used to purchase games, toys and candy. You should also set aside funds for long-term savings. … Read More