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Challenge Week 3: Understanding Your Student Loan Payment

Student loans are a major financial responsibility, so be sure to keep track of how much you owe and what your likely monthly payment will be when you graduate or leave school. This week’s challenge is to estimate those monthly payments using this handy student loan payment calculator.

Financial Literacy 2.0: 6 Modern-Day Upgrades to Classic Money Lessons

Via LearnVest By Stephanie Taylor Christensen – It may not be Thursday, but let’s talk throwbacks. You know, like your ’80s perm, pet Tamagotchi … and your checkbook? That’s right—even old money management mainstays, like scribbling your signature on a check before handing it to the cashier, have evolved over the years. Be honest: When… Continue Reading

Walking the Thin Green Line: Why Being Wealthy Isn’t the Same as Being Rich

Via LearnVest By Amanda Kelly – Would you rather be rich or wealthy? If you’re like most people, you’re probably thinking, “What’s the difference?” Turns out it has less to do with your assets and more to do with your mind-set, claims New York Times columnist Paul Sullivan, author of “The Thin Green Line: Money… Continue Reading