Learn practical, day-to-day financial fundamentals that are designed to help you embrace your future.
GirlSpring’s corporate partner, Regions, will be presenting this wonderful program, Managing Your Money for Students. We encourage middle and high school students to attend as well as parents!
From our partner, Regions:
At Regions, we strive to provide you with the guidance you need to help you reach your financial goals. At this seminar, you’ll learn practical, day-to-day financial fundamentals that are designed to help you embrace your future. We’ll answer your questions and assist you so you can make the important financial decisions that matter to you. It’s all provided at no cost to you.
Take steps toward a successful financial future.
Learn how to track and decrease your daily spending and even increase your income.
The Birmingham CityCouncil recently approved $40 million in general obligation warrants and refinanced bonds, and that means there’s capital funding for several projects throughout the city, like new stairs for the central library downtown. More projects are getting a cut of the money, too.
College tuition makes people angry. Take a look at a graph of tuition prices over time, and it’s easy to see why! Birmingham-Southern College takes a stand against tuition inflation, announcing a drastic published price reduction today.
Full disclosure, I study at BSC right now, it’s how I got this heads-up!
Perhaps you’ve heard of Airbnb. Maybe it’s been positive, maybe it’s been controversial, and maybe you’ve used it yourself, but the odds are pretty high that you haven’t used it in Birmingham, AL.
The idea of renting a place to stay from someplace cheaper than a hotel (and probably more likely to let you use a kitchen) is attractive, and home sharing has been around probably since there were homes: the Greeks felt a duty to let travelers stay in their homes for the night, and some of us are familiar with the time-honored tradition of couch-surfing. The internet, and especially Craigslist, made all that easier. But today, home-sharing has gone commercial, interactive, and centralized, thanks to our new obsession with the “gig economy.”