How to Finally Stop Over-Spending on Vacation...

May 24, 2017 | Posted by Emily Briggs

For me, vacations are the financial equivalent of a gasoline fire starting in my piggy bank. Now, since summer is almost here I am yet again faced with vacation season. This year, though, I have decided to stop spending so much money on vacation. I still want the same experience, but without the same price […]

 

How to Have Fun With Friends When You’r...

April 26, 2017 | Posted by Emily Briggs

It seems like the social norm for hanging out with friends is to do something that involves spending money. However, I don’t make enough money to fund a trip out to eat and a movie every Friday night. Nor do I make enough for bowling every Saturday or a lunch out with friends on Sunday […]

 

3 Awesome Scholarships You Don’t Want t...

February 22, 2017 | Posted by Jenna Johnson

Younger students can get so caught up in other things during their busy lives. Before you know it, you’re a senior in high school and getting ready for college. The only problem with that is college costs money. Lots of money. No wonder the number one thing that most college students struggle with is paying […]

 

What Is Cost of Funds?

February 10, 2017 | Posted by LCEF

Loans are a part of life, particularly for large purchases like automobiles and homes. Yet, they are far from simple. Take the loan concept cost of funds, for example. In laymen terms, cost of funds (COF) is the interest that a financial institution must pay to investors for the use of their money to make […]

 

The One Big Reason Scholarships Are Important...

February 8, 2017 | Posted by Eva Baker

There are many options out there to pay for college. You can be born into a wealthy family. You could have parents willing to go into debt for your education. You could go into massive student loan debt yourself. Or you could work hard to earn scholarship money to put yourself through school. Since we […]

 

Giving as a Teen

March 15, 2016 | Posted by Eva Baker

So, tithing. You would think this is a topic I have thought long and hard about. After all, I write about money over at TeensGotCents, here for World Changers, and several other places on the inter webs. I’m a Christian and Christians always hear about tithing/giving/etc. So you would think that it’s something I have […]