GB Bulletin: 4 Things We Can Learn from the US Federal Budget

Each year, the federal government spends countless hours drafting, proposing, and approving a single budget that keeps the US running. It makes sense that it takes such a long time; creating a budget for an entire country is no small feat. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Alexander Schmimeck from Unsplash It starts with prioritizing… Each year, the … Read more

GB Bulletin: 4 Things Every Homeowner Needs to Budget for 🏡

From stability to increased privacy, homeownership comes with some major perks. So it’s no wonder buying a home is a common financial goal for many. But it’s got some drawbacks too, and one of the biggest could be… ongoing costs. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Phil Hearing from Unsplash It’s more than just the mortgage… From stability … Read more

GB Bulletin: Wanna teach your kids about money?

Knowing how to manage money and budgets is an invaluable life skill, and we can’t always count on schools to make sure our kids know how to balance the books. But teaching kids about money at home isn’t always straightforward either. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Here’s what to know Knowing how to … Read more

GB Bulletin: One Student Shares How They Manage Money

Some of you are heading off to college, which means you might also be managing your own money for the first time! That might feel overwhelming, and we get it! It’s a huge responsibility and not one to be taken lightly. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Green Chameleon from Unsplash Some of you are heading off to … Read more

GB Bulletin: Back to School on a Budget 📚👕👖

It may still be the middle of summer, but back-to-school season will be here sooner than you think! And there’s usually a lot to do and a lot to buy before kids officially walk through those double-doors for the new school year.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Jo Szczepanska from Unsplash You don’t have to break the … Read more

GB Bulletin: 5 Ways To Spend Your Staycation

Going on a big vacation is fun once you’re there, but it can take a lot of planning (and money!) to make it happen. Some of us just don’t have the time and energy (or money) to make a big trip happen.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Ylanite Koppens from Pexels That don’t include just doing nothing … Read more

GB Bulletin: Didn’t save enough for vacation?

You can plan a vacation on the cheap, or you can go all out on a big dream vacation. But regardless of how extravagant your plans might be, it’s helpful to have what you need saved up before you head off.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Nubia Navarro from Pexels Here’s how you can re-imagine it You … Read more

GB Bulletin: Money Lessons My Dad Taught Me 👨🏻

Budgeting rarely happens in a vacuum. Sure, we learn a lot about money and budgeting through our own trial and error. But many of the lessons we learn come from the important people we encounter throughout our lives, like our dads.  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Pixabay from Pexels That I still follow today Budgeting rarely happens … Read more

GB Bulletin: 3 Money Lessons for Recent Grads 🎓

Graduation is a symbol and reward for many years of hard work, and therefore, it’s a major cause for celebration. It’s also the point where some folks start living on their own or become responsible for their own money. And that can be intimidating! ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Baim Hanif from Unsplash Start off on the … Read more

GB Bulletin: 5 Money Lessons My Mom Taught Me

We all have influential people in our lives that guide us and teach us. For many of us, that wisdom comes from our mothers. And when it comes to money, they’re often the first place some of us turn to for advice. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Photo by Sergey Shmidt from Unsplash We all have influential people in … Read more