Starting on the Path to Financial Independence

Starting on the Path to Financial Independence “My parents told me it was important to save money and get good credit.” I hear this all the time from those who struggle financially. Perhaps your parents told you to do the same? You may want to give this “advice” some careful consideration–if you plan to prosper financially. You may want to ask: “Who really benefits […]

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Help Strengthen the Bank Transfer Day Campaign

Have you heard of Bank Transfer Day? The banks would hope that you never do so I feel it is my responsibility to tell you about it. It is only because of Facebook and other forms of social media that the banks are losing their grasp on middle American families. Real (non-bank) financial education is becoming freely available to all […]

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Credit Unions: Better than a Bank by Far

Credit Unions: Better than a bank by far What is a credit union anyway? Well it is simply a better alternative to using a bank. At a credit union you are an “owner/member” instead of just a “$” sign. When a big bank makes profit from fees on your checking or savings account, from charging you overdraft fees […]

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