Graduation season is here, and whether you're graduating from high school or college, there has never been a better time to prepare for your financial future. To get the class of 2012 started on the right foot, here are five tips every graduate should consider.
Today, April 24, is Teach Children to Save Day, a component of the national Teach Children to Save campaign that aims to raise awareness about the important roles that banks and bankers play in helping young people develop lifelong savings habits. So far, it's reached more than 5 million young people with the help of more than 120,000 banker volunteers.Recognize Teach Children to Save Day by communicating the value of saving money to the young people in your life. Here are tips for raising a money-smart kid.
Multi-factor authentication and layered security are helping assure safe Internet transactions for banks and their customers. Click here to view the FFIEC Consumer Guidance online brochure.
Next week is Money Smart Week, when about 150 banks, credit unions, businesses and organizations across the state team up to host free financial education events, thanks to a partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The Money Smart Week partners teach dozens of free financial workshops, host two major investor conferences, sponsor essay and poster contests and host "shred days" and "scout nights." For more information on Money Smart Week and to see a list of events near you, go to www.moneysmartweek.org.The Money Smart Week partners have provided the following six money mistakes families often make with tips on how to avoid them.
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