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Successful financial planning starts young

Successful financial planning starts young

High schoolers who have a credit card will graduate with an average debt of $1,585, according to research by student loan provider Sallie Mae. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development found that 60 percent of 15-year-old Americans are not financially literate on the basics of handling money. As more financial planners, including nationally known […]

Local ‘Love Your Neighbor’ advocate lands national award nomination

Local ‘Love Your Neighbor’ advocate lands national award nomination

Last Friday night Michelle Abrams was surprised to find out she had been chosen as one of 25 finalists for the nation-wide Portrait of a Hero contest put on by Culver’s. Abrams was nominated for her leadership with the Weekend Food Program which provides food for children who might not otherwise have it over the […]