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Should You Set Up an Investment Account for Your Child?

Should You Set Up an Investment Account for Your Child?

Author: Tyler McCain Tyler graduated from Georgia State University in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He is a former Wealthy Habits instructor. At this point, we have discussed child whole life policies and 529 plans in articles on the Wealthy Habits blog....

What You Need to Know When Choosing a 529 Plan

What You Need to Know When Choosing a 529 Plan

Author: Tyler McCain Tyler graduated from Georgia State University in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He is a former Wealthy Habits instructor. When it comes to saving for your child's future, you have several options. You could set aside money in an...

Are Child Whole Life Policies A Good Investment?

Are Child Whole Life Policies A Good Investment?

Author: Tyler McCain Tyler graduated from Georgia State University in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in finance. He is a former Wealthy Habits instructor. Depending on what you read, a life insurance policy for your child is either the best decision for your child’s...

What is a 401(k)?

What is a 401(k)?

When you enter the working world or change your job, one of your first matters of business is setting up a retirement such as a 401(k) plan. But what exactly is a 401(k)? Let’s explore the answers to some common questions. What is a 401(k)? A 401(k) is a retirement...

Things parents need to know before teaching their kids about investing

Things parents need to know before teaching their kids about investing

The following blog was written by SEONG  RYOO, our 2020 Summer Instructor and rising senior at Emory University pursuing a BBA in accounting, Finance and Accounting. Investing is always one of the most popular camp topics at Wealthy Habits. Here are some basics we...

Lessons Learned from Going Virtual at Wealthy Habits

Lessons Learned from Going Virtual at Wealthy Habits

Like so many other educational programs, Wealthy Habits had a choice to cancel programs or go virtual. Our mission is to educate students so it wasn’t a tough decision, but our staff was not under any illusion that it was going to be an easy feat. From the very start,...

What COVID-19 should have taught us about our finances

What COVID-19 should have taught us about our finances

Six financial lessons that we shouldn’t forget as stay-at-home orders are lifted. Has COVID-19 upended your day-to-day life? It certainly upended mine, and caused us to shift the ways we do things at Wealthy Habits. Some of the changes we’ve made have turned out to be...

Going to College Out of State

Going to College Out of State

By: Pooja Parmar Going to school out of state can be extremely nerve-wracking, but being able to explore different parts of the country (or the world) can be one of the most exciting college experiences. There are several factors to consider when deciding whether or...

Importance of Getting a Job as a Teen

Importance of Getting a Job as a Teen

By: Charlie Benedict Getting a first job can be a daunting task for teenagers. Having a resume, asking for an application, and even completing an interview can all present unique challenges. Many times, employers are sympathetic to the struggles of the teenage...