Parents & Children - 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Life-Stages/Parents-Children For some parents, talking to a child about money is almost as hard as broaching some of those other difficult subjects. But understanding what money is and how to manage it is a crucial life skill parents must pass on to their children. It’s never too early to start giving your child a solid foundation for making a lifetime of financial decisions.

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en-US Stress Less About Retirement With These Tips https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Retirement-Planning/Retirement-Planning-Basics/Stress-Less-About-Retirement-With-These-Tips https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Retirement-Planning/Retirement-Planning-Basics/Stress-Less-About-Retirement-With-These-Tips According to a 2017 telephone survey conducted for the AICPA by Harris Poll in support of National Capability Month, the "Golden Years" are losing their luster as many Americans anticipate financial sacrifices in retirement.  

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:14:40 EDT
Week 3 Challenge: Review Your Budget https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-3-Challenge-Review-Your-Budget https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-3-Challenge-Review-Your-Budget Tracking your spending and saving gave you a better understanding of where your money is currently going. Now it’s time to plan out where it should be going.

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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:55:00 EDT
Week 2 Challenge: Track Your Spending and Saving https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-2-Challenge-Track-Your-Spending-and-Saving https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Get-Your-360LifeGoals-On/Week-2-Challenge-Track-Your-Spending-and-Saving Now that you identified your #360lifegoals, the next step toward achieving them is to track your spending and saving. 

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Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:06:55 EDT
Beware: The IRS is Paying More Attention to Fundraising (even the small stuff) https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Taxes/Credits-Deductions/Beware-The-IRS-is-Paying-More-Attention-to-Fundraising-even-the-small-stuff https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Taxes/Credits-Deductions/Beware-The-IRS-is-Paying-More-Attention-to-Fundraising-even-the-small-stuff Something as harmless sounding as a raffle or charity game night could, in fact, create legal or tax problems.  Learn the facts behind some common misunderstandings about booster clubs and other fundraisers.  

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Thu, 26 May 2016 17:09:38 EDT
Managing Summer Vacation Expenses https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Holidays/Managing-Summer-Vacation-Expenses https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Holidays/Managing-Summer-Vacation-Expenses Summer is supposed to be the time of sunny days and warm nights. Instead, most American adults equate summer with financial anxiety, according to a new telephone survey conducted for the AICPA by Harris Poll. The costs of summer are stressful for everyone. The following tips that you can use right away to get started saving for and reducing summer vacation expenses.

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Thu, 01 May 2014 11:04:06 EDT
Test Your Knowledge of Financial Basics https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/Test-Your-Knowledge-of-Financial-Basics https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/Test-Your-Knowledge-of-Financial-Basics Read More »

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:41:49 EDT
What Baseball Can Teach You about Financial Planning https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/What-Baseball-Can-Teach-You-about-Financial-Planning https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/What-Baseball-Can-Teach-You-about-Financial-Planning Spring training is a tradition that baseball teams and baseball fans look forward to every year. No matter how they did last year, teams in spring training are full of hope that a new season will bring a fresh start. As this year's baseball season gets under way, here are a few lessons from America's pastime that might help you reevaluate your finances.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:29:10 EDT
Spring Cleaning Your Debt https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Credit-and-Debt/Debt/Spring-Cleaning-Your-Debt https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Credit-and-Debt/Debt/Spring-Cleaning-Your-Debt In addition to typical spring cleaning tasks, you may want to take this time to focus on your finances. In particular, now may be as good a time as ever to evaluate your debt situation and try to reduce and/or eliminate any debt obligations you may have. The following are some tips to get you started.

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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:23:12 EDT
The Frugal Habits of Millionaires https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/The-Frugal-Habits-of-Millionaires https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Budgeting-Spending/Budgeting-and-Saving/The-Frugal-Habits-of-Millionaires We've all heard the saying "It takes money to make money." So how can you find extra dollars to save and invest? If you're looking to improve your financial position, consider putting some of these habits into practice.

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 15:35:06 EST
The Impact of Health Care Costs on Social Security https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Health-Care-Reform/The-Impact-of-Health-Care-Costs-on-Social-Security https://www.360financialliteracy.org/Topics/Recent-Legislation/Health-Care-Reform/The-Impact-of-Health-Care-Costs-on-Social-Security For many retirees and their families, Social Security provides a dependable source of income. In fact, for the majority of retirees, Social Security accounts for at least half of their income (Source: Fast Facts & Figures About Social Security, 2013). However, more of that income is being spent on health-related costs each year, leaving less available for other retirement expenses.

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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:46:30 EST