Spring Cleaning for Your Personal Finances

By Pennsylvania Treasurer Stacy Garrity Spring is in the air, and the winter chill is finally on the way out. With the change in season,...

A Profile on Soon-To-Be Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

By Sarah Wall Last week, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed to serve on the United States Supreme Court by a vote of 53-47. Judge...

Suggestions on Navigating Student Loan Repayment

By Ashley Ann Reich The media has created quite the buzz surrounding what will happen with the outstanding federal student loans held by borrowers today....

How Covid-19 Prepared Me for College Graduation

By Naomi Atwater “What is your June 1st?”             June 1st. The should-be dreaded date. “What is your June 1st?” my Senior class professor asks us...

Ten Actions Steps During Financial Literacy Month

By Samantha Compton April is Financial Literacy Month and was first recognized in the U.S. in April 2004. It was designed to bring greater awareness...

Chloe’s Money Tips for Kids: Clean Up the Money

CLICK HERE for game video. Materials: game mat, 2 different colored dice, 6 each of pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters Directions: Create a game board like the...

An Entrepreneur with a Purpose: Meet Merissa Cole

By Catherine Martinez In April, Merissa Cole launched her wedding planning business, Riss Creations, but it’s a dream that’s been growing in her heart since...

Chloe’s Money Tips for Kids: Spotlight on “Bark Bites”

By Chloe Pullan Let’s talk about making money as a kid. Do you think you could take on that challenge? Well, I had the pleasure...

The Road to Recovery Begins with Care for Children

By Shannon SantschiWe see them everywhere now--Help Wanted signs adorn practically every storefront in America. Global staffing firm ManpowerGroup reports that almost 70% of...

SWSM Conferences Cancelled for 2022

By SWSM Staff Writing Team Smart Women Smart Money has evolved and been through a lot since the COVID-19 pandemic started in March of 2020....

Heart of the Matter: Living with Intentionality

By Melanie Kreifels, SWSM Managing Editor You were made on purpose, for a purpose, and you have value because you exist. That’s a powerful concept...