Five Key Components of Financial LiteracyShare
According to the Financial Literacy and Education Commission, if you have these concepts down, you’re on your way to good financial health.
1. Earning – In order to be financially stable, you’ll need a source of income.
2. Spending – You should actively spend so you’re meeting all your needs, allowing for wants, and setting some aside for savings.
3. Saving - Speaking of savings, it’s important to build up some financial reserves for the future.
4. Borrowing - You should fully understand all the ins and outs of any loans you need.
5. Protecting - Those who do well with money, know how to safeguard their money.
The more you master these five key concepts, the healthier your financial life will be!
For more information about the basics of managing money, take a look at our FREE online courses about building financial capability in our online Financial Education Center.
You May Also Like
Learn everything you need to know about credit unions as we bust some common misconceptions.
Here are some financial tips for high school graduates to ponder before getting booted into the real world.
Look at all the ways a Member One checking account makes your life simpler.