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Finding Real Scholarships and Avoiding Scams

Every year, a large number of students choose to apply for scholarships worldwide. These scholarships provide a convenient alternative for students who find it difficult to continue their higher education due to the rising cost of academic expenses.

3 Key Financial Concepts you can Teach to Kids

When we teach our children to have a solid understanding of money, we’re setting them up for financial success as teens and adults. One of the best ways to start is by teaching them the three key financial concepts they’ll need to understand and adhere to in order to make good financial decisions later in life.

What is a Coverdell Education Savings Account?

As the cost of a college education continues to increase, saving and paying for college expenses weighs heavily on the minds of many parents. There are a variety of options to choose from when planning for your child’s education. One type of savings account that can be used to help you prepare for these educational costs is a Coverdell Education Savings Account.

Money Matters for New Parents

Becoming a new parent is one of the most exciting things that can happen in your life. It can also be very disorienting as you try to take care of a new human, manage your relationship with your partner, and adjust to your new role and identity.

Financial Literacy for Kids

It's never too early to start teaching kids about money. Good skills, that are learned at an early age, can have a lasting impact for the rest of a child's life. In fact, this is one of the most important areas where you can truly change the course of your child's life. Educating your children about financial wellness, will help them build healthy spending habits for the future.

Saving and Paying for College

Although the escalating costs of colleges may seem overwhelming, planning for this expense ahead of time can help ease your mind. Parents can adopt strategies and save money for the time when their child starts going to college. 

Should Teens Carry a Credit Card?

It can be daunting for any parent to give new responsibilities to their children, whether it is  their own car, full access to the internet or cable, or trusting them while they are out with friends. Similarly, giving your teen the responsibility of a credit card is a task that requires careful consideration.

Quick Guide to Teaching Your Kids About Money at Any Age

As parents we all want to teach our kids the best habits possible to help them grow into happy and healthy adults, that includes nurturing financial health. Sometimes it can be hard to gauge exactly what financial concepts to teach our children at different ages. Here is a quick guide to help you start your kids on the right financial path for life at any age.

April is Youth Month at First Alliance Credit Union

April is Youth Month at First Alliance Credit Union, and we want to help you picture your child’s future, full of potential, that begins by starting good money habits today. All month long there are savings specials, giveaways and chances for your child to win up to $500. Check out all the important details below to learn how you can save and celebrate with us this month.

5 Tips to Save Money on Back to School Shopping

It may only be July, but it is already time to start thinking about the second largest shopping season of the year, back to school shopping. Especially with the Rochester Public School calendar starting a week earlier this year (which my 13 year old is not happy about I will add). This time of year, with new clothes to buy, supply lists that get longer every year, and lunch accounts to replenish, it can get expensive for families fast!