Financial Planning After Graduation

You did it! You made it through your degree program and now have your diploma in hand. As you’re about to enter the workforce, it’s time to think about financial planning in a new way. This includes planning for the future and dealing with any student loans. Check out the tips below to help you with financial planning after graduation.  Go For Your Dreams Upon graduation, many doors will open for you. To help you decide which ones you…

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Dos and Don’ts of Teaching Children Financial Literacy

Most schools don’t teach financial literacy, so it’s up to parents to teach it at home. If this is something you’re struggling with yourself, we can help. Whatever your level of financial literacy, there are some dos and don’ts to keep in mind when helping your kids learn it. Dos Lead by example. Kids are like sponges and will absorb everything you do. They also have a keen eye for when someone says one thing and does another. Teach…

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How to Build Financial Literacy

Someone with good financial literacy understands where their money is going and how to make it work for them. It’s the ability to pay bills, borrow and save in a responsible manner, and invest for the future. These money management skills can be learned at any age. It’s never too late - or too early - start! True Assisting does not provide legal, accounting, or tax advice. The information offered is provided for general informational and educational purposes only…

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Use Habit Stacking to Improve Your Finances

Everyone has certain daily habits and good habits they’d like to add to their lives. Habit stacking makes it easy to create new behaviors by stacking them with things you already do.  Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something that we have recommended. This commission comes at no additional cost to you, but will help us keep this site up and running and ad-free!…

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5 Budgeting Apps to Keep You on Track

Creating and living within a reasonable budget is important at any time. During the current global crisis, it’s even more important.  In the past, budgeting meant using spreadsheets and formulas. If you weren’t wired to love that stuff, you could get a headache pretty quickly and thus decide to give up. Today, there are apps to help you with every aspect of budgeting and living within your means. Below are some of our favorites. Disclosure: This post may contain…

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