How To Make Your Phone Really Smart with Financial Apps

How To Make Your Phone Really Smart with Financial Apps

If you’re like me you never go anywhere without your phone. My whole life is on my phone, including my address books, music player, camera, and keepsake photos. I use apps to socialize and games to amuse myself. But not all apps are created for fun and games. There are some very powerful financial apps [...]

Good Things Come to Those Who Can Wait

Good Things Come to Those Who Can Wait

Are you the type of person who likes to spend your money as soon as you earn it? Or do you prefer to wait so you can buy something bigger and better in the future?   The Marshmallow Experiment A famous experiment called the Marshmallow experiment found that children who delay gratification tend to be [...]

It’s Electric! US Savings Bonds go “e”

It’s Electric! US Savings Bonds go “e”

Ever get a U.S. Savings Bond as a gift? Often, they are given as gifts to help you save and pay for college. Have you wondered what a savings bond is and how it works?   What is a Bond? When a company, or in this case the United States government, needs to borrow money [...]

Let’s Celebrate America Saves Week!

Let’s Celebrate America Saves Week!

Hooray! It’s America Saves Week 2012 – February 19 through 26! (Cue confetti, balloons & noise makers!) O.K, so maybe that’s too much. It’s not THAT exciting. But, it is a great annual reminder to take a look at your savings plan and re-evaluate it. Young America: it’s a great time to educate yourself on [...]

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