5 ways to cut back-to-school costs

Bankrate – Jennifer Acosta Scott “Fall is around the corner, and parents across the country are warming up their wallets to get their kids ready to return to school. Between school supplies and clothes and shoes, the return to classes isn’t likely to...

Parents Spending More on Back to School, Starting Earlier

Education News – Jace Harr “Back-to-school shopping is becoming increasingly expensive, and that appears to be the fault of technology. The Back-to-School Consumer Pulse Poll by the Rubicon Project was conducted in mid-June of this year, and surveyed 1,000...

A Challenge to the World: Let Girls Learn

The Huffington Post – Tina Tchen “Educating girls is essential to healthy and thriving communities. As you may have heard, girls who are educated marry later, they have fewer kids and lower HIV and infant mortality rates. They are more likely to immunize...

3 Essential Money Lessons To Teach Your Children

Forbes – Michele Lerner “Gail Winslow, a financial advisor with RBC Wealth Management in Washington, D.C. and mother of six (and grandmother of six more), says she gave her kids an allowance when they were eight years old, and immediately began teaching...

The 7 Best Resources For Finding Help Paying For College

Forbes – Robert Farrington “There are a lot of resources out there when it comes to how to best pay for college. There are blogs on financial aid, websites that find scholarships, along with coaches, financial planners, and more. The bottom line is, if...