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4/11/19 | Robin Caddell, Iowa Credit Union League

Four Things to Teach Your Kids About Money Before College

The time has come to send your oldest child off to college. You’ve talked with them about safety, getting to class on time and being careful when going to parties. But, how much have you talked with them about being responsible with their money?
 
2/25/19 | Christine Chatham

How to Pay for College

Greater Nevada Credit Union
Hooray! You’ve been accepted to college. Now the question is, “how do I pay for it?”  With several different options, including pay as you go, scholarships, grants and student loans, finding the best way to finance your education can seem overwhelming. Here are some tips to make navigating the financial side of your college education that much easier.
 
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3/20/18 | California / Nevada Credit Union League

The Realities of Paying Off Student Loans

CONSIDER THIS: College graduates are finishing school with high hopes, bright futures—and decades’ worth of student debt.

Student Loan Hero estimates the average 2016 college graduate has $37,172 in student loans. 

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2/26/18 | Michelle Hale

Entrepreneurial Education for Our Youth

Greater Nevada Credit Union

Basic money management skills are crucial to daily success but financial education isn’t commonly offered in schools. To help bridge the gap, Greater Nevada partners with organizations like EverFi, Balance, and the Richard Myles Johnson Foundation

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06/02/2017 | Bennett Queen

5 Post College Graduation Tips

Greater Nevada Credit Union
College graduation is one of the most anticipated days that students will experience. However, once the idea of “adulting” and living in the real world starts to hit, many graduates get anxious about the pressure of paving their own way through life. If you’re in the “adulting” stage, here are five tips to make things a little easier.
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05/24/17 | Bennett Queen with help from Jaime Guerard

Five Tips to Help You Land Your First Professional Job

Greater Nevada Credit Union
Landing your first job out of college can be a long and anxious process. We enlisted the help of GNCU’s Recruitment Specialist, Jaime Guerard, to help make it a little easier for you. Here are five tips to help you land that job.
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04/20/17 | Bennett Queen

National Credit Union Youth Month: Managing Money Wisely

Greater Nevada Credit Union
April is National Credit Union Youth Month, and across the nation credit unions are promoting the importance of teaching youth ways to earn, spend, save, and manage money wisely. Below is an overview of how you can instill good money habits in your kids, no matter what age.
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03/31/17 | Brittany Flores

Greater Nevada Supports Student Success

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Just in case you were wondering, yes! There is a place that you and your student can receive all the resources and information you’ll need to be financially fit and be up to date on how Greater Nevada Credit Union strives to support our students. All from the comfort of your own home!
 
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03/20/17 | Bennett Queen

Take an Affordable Spring Break Trip in Nevada

Greater Nevada Credit Union
Sunny days? Higher temperatures? What is this? It almost feels like spring is in the air! Right about now you should be trading in the snow pants and thermals for a light jacket and dare I say,…shorts? If you want a more affordable spring break option, we’ve come up with our four favorite spring break destinations that are right in our own backyard.
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01/20/2017 | Bennett Queen

Back to School Banking 101

Greater Nevada Credit Union

Winter break is almost over and soon many Nevada college students will head back to school for new classes, new teachers, and maybe even a new budget.

College is one of the fastest changing times of our lives and often the first time living away from home. Being on your own can be fun, though it can also lead to more stress if you don’t know how to keep your finances in order while keeping your grades up at the same time. Here are a few tips to help keep you on track.

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1/12/17 | NerdWallet

Smart Money: Best Moves for 20-Something Investors

When it comes to investing early in life, you likely have two things on your side: time and flexibility. Although a 2015 survey found that most millennials don't think they'll have enough money saved for retirement, investing is one way to help build wealth for the future. Here are some of the best investments you can make in your 20s.

6/23/16 | Brittany Flores

How to Start Establishing Credit: From One Student to Another

Greater Nevada Credit Union
Being that I’m the only person in my group of friends that works in banking, I frequently get asked financial advice and recommendations to help with any given situation. I have one friend who is a 21-year-old college student who is relatively new to the work force. He has no credit to his name and had asked me why having credit was so important in the first place.