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Budgeting for Baby

Financial Tips for Expecting Parents There’s a lot to consider as you prepare to expand your family, but one of the most important considerations is...

Creative Ways to Spend Less this Holiday Season

By Rachel Caballero, Community Development Manager, TruWest Credit Union The holiday season is for creating magic, joy, and memorable moments with loved ones. It can...

How to Throw a Birthday Party that Won’t Break the Bank

I remember the days when birthday parties consisted of colorful balloons, streamers, a simple cake, and the classics like musical chairs and tag with...

Why You Should Create a Will

By Leia M. Dingott August is National “Make A Will” month and if you've been thinking about creating an estate plan, but still haven't checked...

Saving for a Family Vacation

Get the whole family involved in planning for summer fun For most kids, summer means a break from the mundane school-year routine, endless days of...

Summer Financial Planning Tips for Families

By Silver Lining Wealth Advisors The summer can bring fun opportunities for you and your family, but all the fun can sometimes be accompanied by...

How to Talk to Your Children About Money

By Dana Michalowski, Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager at WaFd Bank April 27th is National Teach Children to Save Day! If you’re wondering when...

Take Advantage of School Breaks to Talk Money With Your Kids

By Anne Landers, Vice President, Strategic Impact- Junior Achievement of Arizona Whether it’s Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer, time off from school can bring loads...

Why grandparents play a key role in their grandkids’ financial literacy

Grandparents occupy a unique role in the lives of grandchildren. Their experiences provide wisdom and guidance, and they often challenge their grandchildren in more...

Savvy Summers – Teaching Kids to Earn Over Summer Break

By Rachel Caballero, Community Development Manager at TruWest Credit Union Kids have been working hard all year and probably looking forward to the long-awaited break....

Getting Started with Credit

There are so many things to think about as a teenager – prom, graduation, attending college or trade school...

Ready. Set. Save!

How to Help Your Kids Set and Achieve Smart Savings Goals

Savings Tips for Preschoolers

Learning the concept of savings at an early age may seem a bit advanced, but with financial education being so important, why not start early?

5 Quick and Easy Tips To Save Money on Your Next Family Vacation

With summer right around the corner and more of the world slowly starting to reopen, now is the perfect time to start planning for your next family vacation.

Meal Planning Made Easy

Life can be complicated, but meal planning doesn’t have to be. As moms, we’re committed to making good food for our family, but many of...

Buying groceries on a budget

According to the USDA, the average monthly food costs for a family of four is $1,120.90 as of the latest data in 2021. If...

Party Articles

Out-of-the Box Birthday Party Ideas

Wanting to do something a little extra special for your child’s next birthday party? Maybe it’s a milestone birthday—like turning double digits or entering...

Party Etiquette

Whether you’re hosting a party or attending one, you may be wondering—do people really RSVP anymore? What about goodie bags, are those still a...

How to Throw a Birthday Party that Won’t Break the Bank

I remember the days when birthday parties consisted of colorful balloons, streamers, a simple cake, and the classics like musical chairs and tag with...

How to do a drive-by birthday party

As we get deeper into quarantine, people have gotten creative with birthday celebrations. One result: the drive-by birthday party.

Home pool party? Hire a lifeguard!

Drowning happens silently and quickly. That’s why children are at risk even when — and sometimes especially when — adults are nearby. Even a "designated...