Chicago’s Youth Connection Charter School Is Top High School Teaching Personal Finance Nationally

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Working in Support of Education (W!se), a New York City-based, national educational nonprofit, today announced that Chicago’s Youth Connection Charter School earned first place in the 2018 “100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” rankings. W!se announced the annual rankings at a ceremony sponsored by Voya Financial®. The Youth Connection… Read More

Track Your Net Worth (as reported by Trent Hamm on

Your net worth, the combined value of all your assets (car, home, checking accounts, investments, etc.) is something that many people keep track of. And for good reason. This represents the total amount of wealth that you have accumulated over the course of your lifetime. And if managed correctly, you can see this value begin… Read More

Credit Card Perks (as reported by Rosie Spinks on

For the responsible consumer, credit cards offer a lot of value. If you have a credit card already, and you make sure to pay off your balance each month, you may want to ask yourself what you’re getting from it. Smart credit card users know that they can get special perks for spending on their… Read More

What are Credit Unions? (as reported by Ryan Guina on

Have you considered joining a credit union? If you’re like most people, you don’t know what a credit union is. But the more you know, the more prepared you will be to manage your financial future. Credit unions are alternatives to traditional banks. The major difference between the two is that credit unions are non-profits,… Read More

High-Yield Checking (as reported by Sophia Bera on

High-yield checking accounts offer the convenience of checking accounts, with growth potential similar to savings accounts. Though most banks offer some form of high-yield checking, many people are unaware that they exist. But these accounts can be great for certain people who wish to grow their wealth. For those among us who tend to keep… Read More