Embracing Financial Literacy

March 29, 2018

 

April is Financial Literacy month.  Did you know that the average American household debt equals $5,700 and that the average for balance-carrying households is $16,048? Those statistics are downright staggering aren’t they?

 

The first and most important step in developing and following a sound financial plan is to take a moment to think about your attitudes around money. I have had the opportunity to present my signature Women & Money keynote presentation multiple times to celebrate Smart Money Week, which is an entire week dedicated to providing financial education. During this 60-minute presentation I provide value and information no doubt, and yet, I know education without accountability becomes a DIY project. Habits take time to change and accountability often comes from externa