The Heck With the Joneses: Understanding Financial Peer Pressure 

As a parent, you probably realize that your child’s friends influence their thoughts and behaviors in many ways. Have you considered how it affects their attitudes toward money? While peer pressure is not just an adolescent thing, we know that teens are particularly susceptible. As young people start forming identities separate from their parents and […]

Wants vs. Needs: Staying on the Path to Your Financial Goals

When you’re clear and focused on your goals, it’s easier to keep your priorities in mind. But along the path to any goal, there are plenty of distractions. It takes discipline to be able to sort out what’s important to focus on, and to make the choices that will get you where you want to […]