Build Your First Budget

September 9, 2011

Congratulations! You’ve got your first place, a new job, and money coming in each month. There’s only one problem: It’s never quite as much money as you’d like, is it? Managing your own income and finances for the first time can seem overwhelming, but it’s essential to get off to a smart start. Creating a […]

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Options After High School: Which One Is For You?

September 9, 2011

You’re approaching the end of high school, and you think you have to get a degree right away to have a meaningful career. You have other options for the next stage in your life. Consider these alternatives: Become an apprentice Get hands-on experience in a trade while earning a paycheck and receiving industry-driven training. The […]

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Camp Millionaire 2011 – Recap

August 9, 2011

Camp Millionaire 2011 was on Aug. 3 and 4 and it was a huge success! There were 17 campers with all kinds of different personalities and talents. The group blended nicely and learned a lot together. One of the campers was surprised to walk in the first day and find that there were so many […]

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How to Date and Save Money

August 9, 2011

What do you do before a date? Agonize over washing your car? Spend hours in front of the mirror? Beg your parents for extra money “just in case”? That last choice has become increasingly popular for teenagers, with more exciting (and expensive) things to do on dates. The soaring gas prices don’t help, either. But […]

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Save Money at the Pump: Smaller Engines With Higher MPG

August 9, 2011

Electric cars and hybrids aren’t the only cars that can help you pass the gas pump more often. Auto companies are boosting miles per gallon with smaller but still powerful gasoline engines. And check out the cost: If you need better gas mileage but can’t afford a pricey hybrid, new cars with smaller, high-mpg gasoline […]

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