Posts By: Melinda Opperman

Every year, April is National Financial Literacy Month. As an organization dedicated to spreading financial literacy and education, we honor this yearly event with workshops & seminars, educational materials, and a continuing commitment to helping people learn to better manage their money. Financial Literacy Month has been around for over 2 decades. It was originally…

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Prospective college students should expect to be getting acceptance letters throughout the next couple of months. By April, you should have a very good idea which schools have said yes, and you (or your kids) will have some big decisions to make. Recent experience has taught us that paying for college has big, life-long consequences….

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Free Webinar: Friday, Feb. 26th – 10am – 11am (PST) Click here to join us for today’s FREE webinar! If you’re like most Americans, you don’t save enough. America Saves Week aims to correct that, but it’s a lot easier to save if you got into the habit while young. If you didn’t learn to…

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Free Webinar: Thursday, Feb. 25th – 10am – 11am (PST) Click here to join us for today’s FREE webinar! Saving money isn’t just about putting aside funds. People save by spending less, investing, becoming homeowners… a savings account isn’t the beginning and end of a saver’s journey. That’s why day 4 of America Saves Week…

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Free Webinar: Wednesday, Feb. 24th – 10am – 11am (PST) Click here to join us for today’s FREE webinar! Too few people have a plan for their retirement savings. That’s why day 3 of America Saves Week this year is about saving for retirement. It’s important not to assume you’ve got all the time in…

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Free Webinar: Monday, Feb. 22nd – 10am – 11am (PST) Click here to join us for today’s FREE webinar! This year, America Saves Week starts with one of our bedrock principles; make savings automatic. Saving isn’t easy. There are always going to be more things to do with your money than you have the cash…

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For the past 14 years, organizations like credit.org have participated in America Saves Week annually. America Saves is a movement that encourages fiscal responsibility, saving, and financial literacy. This event typically happens early in the year; this year’s annual saves week takes place from February 22-26. At credit.org, we’re an active partner with America Saves,…

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This year, Valentine’s Day might feel less romantic than in years past. We’re approaching a full year of pandemic quarantines and lockdowns, and some couples may want to stay safely at home rather than spend a night on the town. However you celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved ones, we urge you to also take…

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