Do you know your ABC(D)S of personal finance for recent grads?

AS HEARD AND SEEN ON CNN!! Our Susan Bruno was interviewed by CNN to share her thoughts on what recent college grads need to know about their personal finances and here is some of what she shared: The ABC(D)S of Personal Finance for the Recent College Grad We decided to start backwards and saved the most important for […]

Does college really pay? We asked the experts!

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Alice and Fran Stewart, authors of Making College Pay, are experts on getting the most value out of college education. Alice is a professor of strategy and management at North Carolina A&T University, while Fran is a writer, specializing in personal finance issues, economic development, public policy and urban issues. Their book contains strategies for choosing […]

Doing “Good” On A Budget


Meet Arati Sureddi. She is a social entrepreneur who has worked at start-up non-profits all over the world. In 2013, she founded LOTUS Alliance, a social enterprise addressing human trafficking and forced labor through the responsible tourism industry. LOTUS Nomads, an online travel agency that lists hotels upholding the highest human rights standards and labor […]

Young People, Do You Need Saving?

The Opt Out Generation Wants Back In

A New York Times’ recent article, titled “Saving Young People From Themselves” by Steven Rattner, got us thinking: Do young people need saving when it comes to saving? The article’s statistics paint a startling picture. We as young people are poorer than our parents were on average at our age. We are bogged down by the […]

Joline Godfrey: Financial Education Is Not JUST About Money

Raising Financially Fit Kids

Joline Godfrey, CEO of Independent Means, is also the author of four books on financial education. Independent Means is one of the leading financial education firms in the world. I was lucky enough to be able to speak with Joline about the new edition of Raising Financially Fit Kids, the business of financial education and her approach in the […]