Raising a Financially Fit Family

Set your family up for financial success through all of life’s milestones.

Be sure to check out insights from Jessica Turner at The Mom Creative, Crystal Paine at Money Saving Mom, and Allison Baggerly at Inspired Budget to help you jump start family budgeting and savings in our featured guest posts below.

Build a Healthy Budget

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Family Living on a Budget

Sticking to a budget takes discipline, especially when it involves the whole family. Make your budget family-friendly with these tips.

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Teaching Kids about Money Management

Money matters aren’t just for adults. Here’s how you can teach your kids about money and budgeting – and have some fun in the process.

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Balance Your Family's Budget

It’s a good idea to assess your family’s financial fitness each year. Here are steps to gauge your financial wellbeing and keep your family on track.


Teaching Your Kids About Money

Getting the entire family involved is just the beginning. Jessica Turner at The Mom Creative offers best practices for helping your kids to learn about money and start a path toward financial success.

Strengthen Your Savings

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Money-Saving Tips

You might be surprised how much money you can save when you try these practical strategies.

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Teaching Your Teens

Healthy finance habits start early in life. Here are some ways to prepare your teens and teach them about the importance of saving money.

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Simple Strategies

Whether you’re just starting your savings journey or need a refresh, these tips can help get you on track to reaching your financial goals.


Prioritize Financial Health

Check out our featured guest blog post from Allison Baggerly at Inspired Budget to help you practice better money management and prioritize your financial health for financial success.

Additional Resources for the Entire Family

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Math and Money Activities for Kids

It’s never too early to teach children about the importance of financial responsibility. That’s why Regions Next Step teamed up with Scholastic on Adventures in Math – a free educational program providing families and teachers with math resources and activities for children in kindergarten through 8th grade.

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Financial Learning Center for Students and Adults

Flex your financial skills with the interactive courses in the Next Step Financial Learning Center. These self-paced, 10-minute courses provide financial wellness tips and action plans to help you make the best choices for you and your family.

Talking with Your Kids About Money

Teaching money matters to your family doesn’t have to be a challenge. Crystal Paine at Money Saving Mom shares her experience with teaching her kids about responsible money management, and how she helped her family improve their financial wellness.


Financial Fitness for College Students

Smart money moves during your child’s college years can put you a step ahead after graduation. Check out our Insights for Students page and the resources below to study up.

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Saving for College

You may know your college budget should include tuition, but what else should you plan for? Here’s what to put in any college budget, plus ways to lighten the financial load.

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Financial Aid and Student Loans

From scholarships to grants and loans, there are plenty of options when it comes to paying for college. Here are answers to some common questions about funding your education.

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Daily College Budgets

Even with its hefty price tag, tuition doesn't capture all the costs – particularly for students in their first year. Keep your financial fitness in top shape with a realistic plan that covers common expenses.

Life Stages

Smart tips, easy-to-use resources and expert advice to help you manage financial responsibilities successfully at every stage of your life.