Education






By Roslyn Lash I first learned about credit as a preteen. If I wanted my bike on Christmas Day, I’d have to get a store-brand bike. If I waited until after the holiday, I could get a Schwinn. I chose the store-brand bike, but as winter passed, I realized that […]

Money Lessons for Youth


You’ve decided to leave college. Maybe you’re becoming an entrepreneur, or you’ve concluded that higher education isn’t right for you. Or maybe you can’t afford to stay in school. Whatever your reason, during this time of starting anew, don’t forget about those student loans. Leaving school early means you’re more likely to fall […]

Tips for Paying Off your Student Loans


By Roslyn Lash There’s no question that losing your job can be scary and difficult. But if you are fortunate enough to have some warning, you can take some steps to soften the blow, whether layoffs are at the rumor stage or already under way. These suggestions can help you prepare […]

How to Survive a Job Loss



  Youth Smart Financial Education Services is a financial education and coaching program primarily for youth and millennials. There are two focuses: To help schools, churches, businesses, and non-profit organizations provide financial education to their young clients. Providing coaching sessions to young adults, commonly referred to as Millennials or Gen Y’s, to help them take control of […]

An Entrepreneur’s Passion


According to a report by researchers at the University of Cambridge commissioned by the United Kingdom’s Money Advice Service revealed that kids’ money habits are formed by age 7.  Therefore,  if Personal Finance was apart of the regular curriculum beginning in grade school, perhaps students wouldn’t graduation from college with […]

Teach ’em Early!