Protecting Yourself After the Equifax Breach

Protecting Yourself After the Equifax Breach

At this point, I’m fairly sure that if a hacker doesn’t have my personal information, it’s because they just don’t want it. The Equifax breach was the largest ever, and it was preceded by a Blue Cross/Blue Shield breach in which I know my information was taken. I’m...
Saving for Education

Saving for Education

Last week, we reviewed a book on children, money and values. One topic the book covered was saving for kids’ needs, which typically included either education or providing them a nest egg post-college. The book didn’t provide details on what vehicles were available to...
A Guide To Teaching Kids about Money and Values

A Guide To Teaching Kids about Money and Values

It took my dad two tries to get through college. The second time he enrolled, I had just been born and my mom was the sole breadwinner with her job as a bank teller. We lived in public housing, and didn’t have money for much beyond the absolute necessities. There was...