4 Simple Moves to Make Your Money Safer

Consumers were rightly shocked by the news that Wells Fargo will be paying $185 million in fines and penalties for opening accounts for customers without their knowledge. But the scamming was not the only unnerving part of the announcement. Wells Fargo employees had...

How to Help Your New College Student Avoid Money Minefields

Starting college can be bewildering, as students try to navigate campus, remember roommates’ names, and find a quick, cheap pizza supplier. Small wonder, then, that personal finance can take a back seat. Only half of four-year college students and 60% of students at...

Uh-Oh, My Child Has a Rich Friend

Fall is a time for firsts—first days at a new school, first time meeting new neighbors after a summer move, the start of a new job. As a result, it can also be a time when your child makes new friends. That’s all well and good. But every so often, one of the new...

How Halloween Can Make Your Kids Smarter About Money

Your kids may think Halloween is all about spooky decorations and sugar highs, but it’s also a great time for them to pick up key personal finance skills. Financial educators say children can learn about negotiating, relative value, the importance of saving, even...