In my job I often get to go to teachers’ classrooms and talk to the students about money, saving, credit, budgeting, and other topics. One of my favorite things to do is to play money games with the kids to teach the concepts. Here is a list you can play with your kids. Most of […]
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This year I’m making some personal goals but am also making a new list this year – money resolutions to get me back on track.
The ghosts show Scrooge his mistakes and what his future could be like if he continues in his terrible ways. While I cannot perfectly predict what your financial future will look like, I do want to share some Past, Present, and Future budgeting tips.
This post came up because of a conversation with other OMB writers. Specifically, Catherine said she was going to come and sit in on my class this fall; although the semester has started and her attendance has been pretty bad (haha). As an economics professor and Director of the UNO Center for Economic Education my […]
On September 8, 2017 Equifax, one of the three largest credit bureaus, reported that in May-July of this year hackers had breached as many as 143 million Americans.
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Unlike the 10 Commandments your budget should not be written in stone and you should be prepared to change them as needed.
I have been a part of higher education in some capacity (student, grad student, instructor, professor) for almost 11 years now. It’s safe to say that college has been a big part of my life. While thinking about my daughter’s future (and possibly any future kids’ future) I regularly think about college. Should I pay […]
Omaha I moved to Omaha in May 2014. I’m originally from Aurora, CO. I entered the “great state” to attend Hastings College where I also competed on the Track and Field team. After graduation I moved to Lincoln to attend the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and completed my Ph.D. in Economics. My husband and I got […]