Financial Education

Cheap Things to do in Indianapolis

With vacations, home projects, the kids being out of school, summer camps, and more, summer can become pretty expensive. Here are some fun ideas that you can enjoy with your family that aren't too expensive.

Teach Your Little Owls to Fly with Money Talks

The first step to teaching your kids about money is talking about money.

"The most effective way to teach is having frequent discussions and don't ever lecture," said Ted Beck, president and chief executive of the National Endowment for Financial Education, in a recent Wall Street Journal article. "Look for teachable moments and always be willing to answer questions."

Best Ways to Save at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones for a satisfying meal and kick off the holiday season. If you pay current prices for your menu items, though, you could blow a chunk of your holiday budget before you even get to the pumpkin pie.

Use these tips to keep your Thanksgiving festive and thrifty.

How to Avoid the Busy Holiday Scamming Season

You're not the only one joyfully anticipating the holiday season. Cyber criminals are all aflutter, too, as they look forward to the killing they'll make ripping off innocent shoppers like you.

Here are some of the most common ways these thieves operate, because awareness can help you avoid becoming yet another victim.

Before they go to College

The focus is on grades, test scores, sports, and what looks good on a college application.

Yes, all of those are great and please do focus on those, but the topics no one really likes to talk about are the costs of college and how it will be paid for.

How to Do Allowances Right, According to the Experts

One of the best ways to ensure your child grow up financially fit is to give them practice managing money with an allowance.

But what’s the best way to do an allowance? There are many theories on that.

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Are your kids on the right track to financial independence?

For many of today's young adults, the weakest link lies in learning the basics. According to a 2014 survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Junior Achievement USA (2014 Teens and Personal Finance Survey), 40% of teens do not have a savings account, checking account, or debit or credit card, and 59% of teens do not have money management classes offered at their schools.

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