Financial Education Center

How to Talk to Your Child About Money and Savings

If your child is old enough to ask for a toy or a bike, they are old enough to start learning financial lessons that will last a lifetime. The best financial lessons are part of everyday experience and can include visiting the bank, shopping at the grocery store, and more.

Three Ways to Help Children Understand the Value of Money

As your children start to grow, it’s not uncommon for them to start questioning money and how money works. Learn more about three strategies you can use to help you teach your child the value of money.

Market Month: January 2021

Stocks were able to weather the storm of events that occurred throughout January, despite investors having numerous reasons to move away from equities.

What Drives Investment Decisions, Our Hearts or Our Minds?

Undoubtedly, 2020 will go down in history as a record setting year, but also as one of, if not the most, hated and devastating year in modern time.

Social Security and Medicare Face Financial Challenges

Most Americans will eventually receive Social Security and Medicare benefits. Each year, the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds release lengthy reports to Congress that assess the health of these important programs.

Revisiting the 4% Rule

Saving for retirement is not easy, but using your retirement savings wisely can be just as challenging.