Category Archives: College

Friday Financial Tidbit-Things to discuss before moving back home with parents

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. One of the most difficult and challenging financial situations I see in my line of work is when a young adult moves back in with their parents after graduating … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Congratulations, you just graduated from college! Now what?

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. The next few weekends are the time of the year when colleges and universities are celebrating the accomplishments of the senior class as they graduate from school. It’s an … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #29-The 4-1-1 on paying off Sallie Mae with guest Jake Funnell

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: The “4-1-1 on” series continues with guest Jake Funnell Why student loans are such a problem for many young adults The best ways to deal with Sallie Mae How to stay … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #23-How to prepare your teenager for life after high school

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Teenagers are not adequately prepared to handle money after graduating from high school How financial decisions today impact our finances tomorrow Importance of college and how to save and pay for … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Financial Tips for College Students

College and universities across the country are back in session for the fall semester. That means freshman who were just graduating from high school four months ago are getting their first taste of life outside their home by meeting new … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Another example of why cosigning is a bad idea

Cosigning on a loan is never a good idea and is something that I’m a big opponent of. Not only do you end up paying a portion of the bill most of the time, you also hurt the relationship with … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-Don’t get suckered with guest Josh Lawson

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: “Author Month” on the podcast in the month of June Josh shares why student loans are the biggest threat to his generation How do you go to school debt-free The benefits … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-The Student Loan Forgiveness Act of 2012

Listen to this Episode Highlights of today’s show: My take on the student loan forgiveness act of 2012 Busting the myth that if you get a college degree you will be successful Education is important, but you can get education outside … Continue reading

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Things I wish I knew about money 10 years ago!

Ten years ago I was in the middle of my sophomore year at THE Ohio State University.  I was still living at home with my parents and working my way through college. But I was preparing to move out on … Continue reading

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Vlog: Take care of your family first

When it comes to personal finance, a lot of times we can get ourselves into trouble by not having the proper priorities. Our first goal is to take care of our family. In the Bible in I Timothy 5:8 it … Continue reading

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