Jagari J. – Mater Dei High School

April 9, 2018

As a young adult, it is easy to get caught up in trying to purchase the newest technology or the most expensive products in an effort to keep up with trends and impress your classmates. This behavior, however, will inevitably lead you to a pool of debt, from which you will struggle to escape. […]

Emmanuel E. – City Honors College Preparatory

April 9, 2018

“The Road to Being Debt-Free”

Many people in America are caught up in the monster that is debt which is the result of bad money saving strategies. These types of people can’t find true financial independence. […]

Samantha G. – Marina High School

April 9, 2018

Madonna once said, “only boys who save their pennies make my rainy day.” Aside from the catchy beat of the song, these lyrics can actually change one’s life. […]

Julian H. – Schurr High School

April 9, 2018

In this life, in this world, everything has a specific value that for the most part can be represented through money. You can identify the importance of something by justifying or comparing it with how much money it will cost to obtain. […]

Kalis C. – City Honors College Preparatory

April 9, 2018

Essay Challenge

My mother always told me, “Do not save what is left after spending, but spend what is left after saving”. This saying stuck with me over time, but I never truly understood its meaning until I recently attended a workshop hosted by Nuvision Federal Credit Union.
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Emma B. – Marina High School

April 9, 2018

From Past Mistakes to Future Opportunities: The Path to Better Money Management and Saving

I recently attended Nuvision’s financial education seminar at Marina High School. Knowing that money is at the root of everything we do and essential in our society to maintain a good standard of living, I wanted to learn more.
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Michael O. – City Honors College Preparatory

April 9, 2018

How can People Become Debt Free

You would become shocked of the staggers that exist in consumers’ financial circumstances in the United States. Data shows that more than 70% of the consumers take to the grave with them not only themselves, but a debt that was never paid.
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Mindy D. – Oxford Academy

April 9, 2018

Financial Literacy Essay
Reaching financial independence to the extent of where I become capable of providing for the rest of my family has always been a life goal of mine. […]

Victoria L. – Bell Gardens High School

April 9, 2018

Money Savers

In my opinion on what young adults can do to become better savers is to have a build in emergency funds. It can make all the difference. Low-income families with at least $500 in an emergency fund are better off financially than moderate-income families with less saved up.
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Jenifer T. – Bell Gardens High School

April 9, 2018

The importance of saving money is rarely disputed. Saving is one of the most basic (and most repeated) bits of financial advice out there. Despite the importance of saving money, many of us aren’t following through on that tip. […]

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