Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose

By: Alanna Sabatino With the desire to be environmentally conscious weighing on our minds this Earth Day, it’s easy to feel like you’re not doing enough. But, when we’re feeling overwhelmed, it’s important to remember that it’s not necessarily the size of the act that makes the difference, it’s the act itself. In other words,…

How To Start a Side Business

By: Alanna Sabatino There are many benefits to launching a side business. For starters, you are the entire company: the boss, C.E.O., employee, and everything in between. Because you’re the only worker, you receive 100% of the profits you make. This financial freedom opens up a world of opportunities for you, from paying off debts…

How Starting a Monthly Budget Can Help With Mental Health

Deciding what your financial goals are may not feel like a form of self-care, and it does require quite a bit of planning ahead, but it is one of the most necessary. Accumulating debt, spending recklessly, and not taking the time to truly understand where your money is going can not only create feelings of…

5 Money Tips to Know Before You’re 21

By Bridget Ah-Long When you’re young and most likely living with your parents, financial terms such as compound interest or tax-free savings probably aren’t very intriguing, and the thought of taking your finances seriously isn’t too high on your priority list. But, one of the most essential tips to becoming financially independent is starting early….

Financial Literacy Program Launches With a New Mentor

Finance Finesse, our financial literacy program, will launch for the second time on October 5th. You’ll learn how to manage your money, invest, create a budget, and enter the job market for the first time. High school students will now also have the opportunity to earn 20 community service hours for their graduation requirement. In…

EmpowHERto to Launch New Financial Literacy Program

Summer is finally here! It’s time to step away from your computer screens, meet up with your friends, and enjoy the warm weather. It’s also a great time to learn something new. Our program, Financial Finesse, launching June 1, will teach you important skills on managing your money, investing, and entering the job market. We…