The past several months have been a difficult time for the many people across the country battling the global Covid-19 pandemic. The impacts reached almost every person, from essential employees and those who contracted the virus, to the general population sheltering in place to minimize the spread of the disease.
Financial literacy is essential for daily life. And yet, many parents are intimidated to talk about money with their children, while others may be eager to cover basic concepts but aren’t sure when or where to begin.
Each of us is faced with choices throughout our lives that have significant financial implications. How we navigate decisions such as which college to attend, whether or not to contribute to a 401(k), or the purchase of a home or new car, can impact our financial future.
As we approach a day when the nation expresses gratitude to the men and women who have served in its military, this veteran would like to leverage Veterans Day 2016 to do three things: 1) Express gratitude for the opportunities that our military gave me; 2) Encourage hiring managers to seek out qualified veterans when filling jobs; and 3) Offer to assist any veteran who is making a career transition to the civilian workforce.