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…

EmpowHERto Wins A Grant From TD Bank

Learning how to manage money is an important life skill. The more knowledge you have about finances, the better prepared you are for making financial decisions and eventually becoming financially independent. At EmpowHERto, we aim to provide information and resources to help young women reach their financial goals.  We’re excited to announce that we’ve received…

4 Things to Consider Before Opening a Bank Account

Ok, so you’re finally ready to open your first bank account. Congratulations! You are now on your way to becoming financially independent. You can now crack open that little porcelain piggy that’s been eying you your whole life. Whew! But wait…what’s next?  Now would be a great time to sit down with your parents or…