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Youth & Money

Developing a foundation for good money management is vital for today’s youth. We provide financial education tips and tools which provide a basis for money management and peace of mind for parents. We have a number of tools, calculators and articles to help you maximize your financial future.

Youth and Money Related Calculators

Should I live on or off campus?
Will I be able to pay back my student loans?
How much should I be saving for college?
How long until my savings reach my goal?
How much vehicle can I afford?

Article: Sending Kids the Right Money Message

Money does not grow on trees. Okay, you know this—but do your kids? Teaching children the meaning of money is vital to ensuring they know how to survive in a world full of financial hazards. Learn more...

Article: Car Buyers' Worst Mistakes

How much money do you think educated car buyers can save over uneducated buyers when buying the same car? Would $5,000 get your attention?

Article: Credit Cards and College Students

Many college students are graduating with more than just a degree. Due to the proliferation of credit card companies on college campuses they are also graduating with credit card debt.

Article: How to Establish Credit

Once, credit cards were only for the privileged few. The rest of us used cash - and when there was no more, we either had to borrow from a friend or family member, or make do until next payday. Today, qualifying for a credit card is easier then before. Establishing a positive credit record, however, requires dedication and patience.

Article: Raising Money-Smart Kids

Every year, American children receive over $15 billion in allowance, gifts and wages - reason enough to start teaching children money management and consumer skills at a young age. The following tips can make the difference between a child who grows up to be financially secure - and one who doesn't.

Article: Understand Your Summer Paycheck

Ever wonder what happens to the money in your paychecks from your summer job? You'll soon find out that you're not the only one who has claims on what you earn!

Article: Five Tips for Getting Low-Priced Airfare

Many variables go into the price of an airline ticket.  Here are 5 quick tips to help you save money on air travel this summer.

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