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NAEYC’s Youth Mathematics Fluency Tools for Families and Educators Instill STEM Fundamentals During a Child’s Developmental Years

NAEYC’s Youth Mathematics Fluency Tools for Families and Educators Instill STEM Fundamentals During a Child’s Developmental Years

In a Nutshell: Early education is the key to building the foundation children need to succeed during and after their schooling careers. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a nonprofit that focuses on early childhood education in various disciplines. The organization’s mathematics tools aim to teach important skills and terms to children from birth to age 8. NAEYC offers annual electronic memberships to educators and families that provide digital... read more »

6 Best Travel Credit Cards for Students (2019)

6 Best Travel Credit Cards for Students (2019)

Finding the best travel credit cards for students may seem like a daunting task with all the cards out there these days, but we've narrowed it down to some of our favorites. No matter who you talk to, it seems that just about everyone simply loves to travel (though few of us seem to have the time for it). In fact, according to one study, we don't just love traveling, we like it — social media "likes," that is. And not only do we love to like travel-inspired social media posts,... read more »

University of Texas Prepares Students for Their Financial Future Through Its Required Public Financial Management Course

University of Texas Prepares Students for Their Financial Future Through Its Required Public Financial Management Course

In a Nutshell: Many public affairs students at the University of Texas at Austin eye futures in government or nonprofit organizations. But before embarking on that journey, they must first grasp the intricacies of financial management and accounting that those jobs require. Led by distinguished professors, UT’s mandatory Public Financial Management Course covers the finer points of government revenues and expenditures, liabilities, managing assets, budgeting, and pensions, among... read more »

From Games and Comics to Financial Literacy Guides, Visa’s Practical Money Skills Program Educates Canadians of All Ages

From Games and Comics to Financial Literacy Guides, Visa’s Practical Money Skills Program Educates Canadians of All Ages

In a Nutshell: Taking advantage of modern technology, popular credit card network, Visa, is working to make learning about money more accessible and interactive. With its Practical Money Skills program, Visa offers a range of financial education resources designed to motivate and inspire, from adult-geared guides and tools for key topics, including budgeting and mortgages, to its child-friendly comics and video games, like FIFA World Cup™ Financial Soccer and Peter Pig’s Money... read more »

How CreativeLive’s Money & Life Courses are Democratizing Education with Affordable, Online Courses from the Nation’s Leading Experts

How CreativeLive’s Money & Life Courses are Democratizing Education with Affordable, Online Courses from the Nation’s Leading Experts

In a Nutshell: Unless you win lucrative scholarships (or someone else is footing the bill), participating in higher education can often be cost-prohibitive. But San Francisco-based CreativeLive offers an alternative approach. Charging hundreds — not thousands — the company provides online courses taught by industry-leading visual arts and financial experts, priding itself on challenging the educational status-quo. Since its 2010 start, the platform has launched countless success... read more »

How Westminster Savings’ Student-Tailored Accounts Set Young Adults Up for Financial Success

How Westminster Savings’ Student-Tailored Accounts Set Young Adults Up for Financial Success

In a Nutshell: Westminster Savings is a nearly 75-year-old credit union serving the Metro Vancouver area. With four primary financial products targeted toward students and young adults, the credit union gives these members access to high-interest savings rates, revolving lines of credit, and other opportunities to build a credit profile before entering the workforce. As a unique offering, the credit union’s student Visa credit card also adds $1,000 in mobile device coverage at no... read more »

12 Best Credit Cards for Young Adults (2019)

12 Best Credit Cards for Young Adults (2019)

Acting as a universal key to credit locks, a good credit score can make your financial life a whole lot easier. As a young adult, however, the options for establishing your credit may be limited by your age and inexperience. Keep reading for information on the best credit cards for young adults. No one under the age of 18 can be considered for credit on their own. Furthermore, the CARD Act of 2009 prevents young people under the age of 21 from obtaining a personal credit card... read more »

WE Day™ Empowers Youth in America, Canada, and the UK to Become “Agents of Change” and Create Sustainable Social Impacts Worldwide

WE Day™ Empowers Youth in America, Canada, and the UK to Become “Agents of Change” and Create Sustainable Social Impacts Worldwide

In a Nutshell: Creating positive social change around the world is something everyone wants, but nobody can tackle the issue alone. The WE Movement is one that inspires youth to become change-makers within their communities and across the world through service and leadership. WE Day events are the celebrations of this movement in cities across the US, Canada, and the UK, bringing together hundreds of thousands of people who are making a collective difference. These events feature... read more »

Travel the World on a College Budget: StudentUniverse Saves Students Up to 40% on Flights & Accommodations

Travel the World on a College Budget: StudentUniverse Saves Students Up to 40% on Flights & Accommodations

In a Nutshell: Jetting across the globe is an enriching experience for anyone. For college students who are still forming their opinions on the world, traveling abroad can be life changing. The only drawback, however, is that it can be very expensive, and most people on a collegiate budget have modest financial reserves at best. StudentUniverse is an online travel-booking service that provides students with access to specialty pricing on flights, hotels, and tours, saving them up to... read more »

SelfScore Offers International Students $500-$1,500 Credit Limits — No Social Security Number or Credit History Required

SelfScore Offers International Students $500-$1,500 Credit Limits — No Social Security Number or Credit History Required

In a Nutshell: Twenty years ago, Kalpesh Kapadia was an international student at Carnegie Mellon struggling to build credit in a system that was utterly foreign to him. Feeling the frustration and confusion some students go through, he was inspired to create a solution. Kalpesh began SelfScore to fix a financial system that's often unfair to international students. The SelfScore MasterCard offers an intial credit line of up to $1500 with no annual fee and an easy sign-up process... read more »