financial education

A financial education is a must for teens

Did you know that only four states in the country require personal financial management courses in high school?¬†Knowing that my daughter, a.k.a. The Girl, is leaving for college in two years, I’ve been casting about for some financial education tools. We all know she won’t listen to me, but I can hope that I can … Continue Reading →

Tuesday's tips: Teaching our kids financial responsibility

This week is Michigan Money Smart Week. Several programs are going on around the state providing free advice to help educate families about money matters. In fact, the Bank of Birmingham is meeting with Detroit area fifth-graders this week. They also have provided some tips today to help parents talk with their children about money … Continue Reading →