Overcoming the social stigma of getting financial help

Social stigma plays a big role in whether people seek out financial coaching, counseling or education. Social stigma also plays a part in whether people feel good while getting financial help. [...]

financial coaching v. financial counseling v. financial planning v. financial education

What is financial coaching? Is it the same as financial counseling or financial planning? Are those different from financial education? It’s a pretty basic question of financial [...]

Emotional triggers and financial stress

Financial stress is serious.  It was identified as the number one cause of stress in a 2009 study by the American Psychological Association. Financial stress is associated with increases in: [...]

5 Tips for More Fun and Effective Financial Classes

Do you feel like you have so much information to share that you need to make the most of every moment when you teach financial education classes? Research has shown us that how we teach may be [...]

A credit board game to teach credit classes

A credit board game is included in The Good Credit Game, a credit curriculum kit. The Road to Good Credit is a credit board game that helps make credit classes fun and hands-on. Teach a credit [...]

A new credit curriculum to teach a credit class

Building on the popularity of Money Habitudes, we’ve just released The Good Credit Game. It’s a credit curriculum kit that makes it fun and easy to teach credit classes. The Good [...]

Financial literacy for college student financial aid

Money Habitudes is used by colleges and universities in to promote financial literacy for college students. It may be a student financial aid office running a financial aid workshop or using the [...]

6 tips for Financial New Year’s Resolutions

One of the top New Year’s resolutions is always improving one’s finances. Of course, we do a lot of thinking about how people relate to money so we wanted to share a few thoughts [...]

Career workshop on money personality and spending habits

Organizations use Money Habitudes in a variety of ways. This is an example of how the money personality tool is used in a career class. The workshop write-up is provided by Amy Mazur, a career [...]

financial capability grant: housing, emergency assistance & workforce development

This financial capability grant announcement is applicable to many Money Habitudes users who are doing work in asset building. CFED, in partnership with Bank of America Charitable Foundation, is [...]