It seems like just yesterday I was surrounded by family and friends belting out the traditional “Happy Birthday” song to commemorate my 21st birthday. Time does fly! Now, a year and a half away from my next milestone, I find myself with a growing list of responsibilities and the uplifting feeling of independence. No matter…Read More about Lessons in Saving: What I've Learned Throughout My 20s
Life of a college student: sleep, eat, class, maybe sleep again, study, out with friends, repeat. Somewhere in between sleep and repeat, it is important to find time to think green. Not saving the planet “green” (which is, still, very important) . . . we are talking about money! College, in itself, is expensive. In…Read More about College Students: Are You Thinking Green?
Are you off to college in the fall? Congratulations! Would you agree that independence, football games, fraternity/sorority parties, making new friends and being able to eat pizza every night are some of the things that come to mind? The freedom that comes with being a college freshman is undoubtedly a thrilling feeling and with freedom,…Read More about College: You’ve Been Accepted, Now What?
Are you a woman who has reached mid life and now you are suddenly thinking where did the time go to? From getting through school, to getting married, to having children, to getting divorced or widowed, to taking care of your parents. No one would disagree that women go through lots of challenges and transitions. …Read More about Own Your Own Uniqueness: Here’s To Living The Best Life Ever!
This is Part Two of a two-part series documenting my journey as a millennial! To read Part One, please click here. Join me as I continue to Make My Way as a Millennial! Goal 2: Find the right job. I always dreamed that one day I would change the world; however, given my inability to…Read More about Making My Way as a Millennial: Part 2
Born in the mid-1980’s, I am one of approximately 80 million Millennials, or Gen-Yers, living in the United States. Does this generational subset define who I am, my wants and preferences? To a certain extent . . . Yes. There is no denying that the high levels of unemployment and student loan debt coupled with…Read More about Making My Way as a Millennial: Part 1
“How can I help protect your family today?” Lisa took this greeting seriously. As a Customer Assistance Representative at PFP | The Family Security Plan®, she knew that the products offered to the community provided families with a tremendous benefit. It was her responsibility to answer any questions they may have and to assist them…Read More about How can life insurance help me start a business?
Connections in the Credit Union Industry take on many forms. To name a few, credit unions must focus on building member connections, creating new and maintaining long-lasting employer group connections and connecting with the community in which business is conducted. Each of the aforementioned connections take time to build and nurture; staying connected with them…Read More about The Importance of Personal Connection
Some things have changed since the Great Depression, Some Things Remain The Same. An economic “downturn” does not need a name to have an impact on everyone. Call it a “Recession”, call it a “Depression”, who cares what it is called. It signifies tough financial times for many. So let us take a minute and…Read More about When History Repeats Itself, Where Should We Turn?