7 Things You May Not Know About Nevada 529 Plans

When and how should I start saving for my child’s college tuition? As a dad, you will inevitably be faced with the question of saving for college (perhaps not even if, but how). There are several ways in which you can stash some shekels away to pay for college; and 529 Plans may be the most…

8 Money Tips I Learned from My Dad

My dad set a great example for me with money. He worked hard every day to provide for all six of us kids and did it in a non-flashy, low-key manner. For example, he drove an old VW bug for most of my growing-up years. The bug was so old, it would consistently spew visible…

Reno Dads Podcast Episode 15: Dad and Entrepreneur Danny Cox

In this episode, the Reno Dads podcast sat down with our own Danny Cox to find out how his first year of being a dad has been going, and to find out just how much one family can take on at a time… Danny recently published an article on the joys and challenges of being…

Adventures of an Entrepre-New Dad

“Yes, we can absolutely have a plan put together by next Wednesday.” “Great. {Pause} Did I lose you?” “Nope – still here, just trying to time my speaking in between the screams.” “{Laughs} No problem.” For the past three-and-a-half years, I have been self-employed. Though there are co-working spaces available in the area – I…

Local Politics and Building a Better Reno

Politics is the most divisive topic of the day. More so than religion or sports, especially these days. Everyone’s focus is on President Trump, for better or worse, or national politics in general. We rarely take the time to discuss local politics, let alone getting involved at that level. Politics at the local level affect…

Teaching Your Children to Save

Written by Bennett Queen, Greater Nevada Credit Union When did you first learn about money? Many people are taught the value of a dollar at a young age, and that then shapes the way they spend money the rest of their lives. April is National Credit Union Youth Month, and across the nation credit unions are…

The Disney Women’s March

This last weekend, the live-action rendition of Beauty and The Beast crushed expectations, and opened to an absurd $170M domestically, good for the 7th biggest U.S. opening of all time, and EASILY the biggest PG opening ever. Buried under that incredible headline was the even more shocking number of women who saw this movie.  Now we all…