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Money Basics for College Students Event

Join Susan Bruno at the Darien Library in Darien, CT on Tuesday July 29th at 7:00 P.M. to learn what they don’t teach in college about how to handle money basics. There's great information for students of all ages (and parents too)! Students will learn how to survive in college on a budget, learn the difference between needs vs. wants, learn the importance of saving, earning and most important building credit to avoid boomeranging home after graduation! Come together to have a healthy … [Continue Reading]

What Is A Diva?

Do You Know Your Financial Personality?

What Your Money Habits Say About You. by Mackenzie Maher Supplied by igrad There is a wide array of tests and mechanisms to identify the personality of an individual. These tests are designed to help you understand yourself, your actions, and your attitude towards the world in general. Understanding human personality characteristics is a very broad area of study; there are smaller and more specific aspects that can be studied individually, such as your "financial personality".Your … [Continue Reading]


The New York Daily News: Reality Checks| A Little Grunt Work

July 8, 2014 NYC  Susan Bruno gives the following advice in the New York Daily News! Talk about Money| Kids want to know the basic concepts and who better to teach them than their parents!  Tip #1: Identify Wants vs. Needs Tip #2 : Cut Costs: Learn NOW before you have to pay the bills yourself "in the real world" Tip #3 Buy used, not new, and fix whatever can be repaired. Tip  #4: Take a part time job while in college. Tip #5: It's ok to start at the bottom even if you think … [Continue Reading]


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