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Liz Lotts

Liz Lotts is a detail-oriented content creator for marketing, education, health, finance and wellness websites. When she's not writing, you can find Liz at Orangetheory Fitness, HSN CrossFit or running Lotts O’ Miles to clear her head.

Articles by Liz Lotts

How Current helps kids manage money: The pros and cons

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When was the last time you saw a teenager pull out their checkbook? Youth of the 21st century may not be familiar with writing checks or balancing a ledger, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t ready and willing to learn how to manage money. In fact, if parents can make the time, there’s nothing wrong with teaching kids about finances as soon as they start taking math in school. ... read more

Kids get older and families get bigger, but your holiday budget can’t keep up with the growing demands. According to the American Research Group, Americans plan to spend an average of $983 on gifts alone during the 2017 holiday season. That’s up 6% from 2016 and an increase of nearly $400 from 20 years ago. ... read more
Spending can quickly spiral out of control. That’s the power of high-limit credit cards and zero-interest payment plans on personal loans. Before you know it, you have a house full of new furniture and ticket stubs from over a dozen concerts. While it was all worth it at the time, you weren’t thinking about how to save money. ... read more
As an adult, you have to make decisions every day that affect your short- and long-term life plan. Whether you promise to get your third-grader a bunny if she gets all A’s or opt for a second salted-caramel Frappuccino, your daily choices add up – literally. Even the small details can have major impact on your bank account over time. ... read more