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Bayport Blog: Category - financial literacy

Be a financial role model to your children


Published: June 1, 2022
Categories: financial literacy
Tags: Financial education

Children learn from their parents – that is a simple fact of life. So when it comes to money, be extra aware of the messages your words and actions send. Being a financial role model…

The importance of rewarding yourself


Published: May 23, 2022
Categories: financial literacy, Self Help
Tags: Budgeting, Financial Planning

May is the month in which we celebrate workers – you and I and millions like us. But life is not only about work, so let’s talk about rewards. Here at Bayport, we ran a…

Families really must talk about money


Published: April 11, 2022
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness, Self Help
Tags: Debt Advice, Debt Management, Financial education, Financial Health, Financial Planning, Financial support

Money conversations can be powerful vehicles for change by improving financial literacy and financial wellbeing – and by removing family conflict. Let’s take black tax as an example. Most definitions of black tax include words…

Financial freedom is more than money


Published: April 1, 2022
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness
Tags: Financial education, Financial Literacy, Financial Tips

One day, when I have enough money, my life will be perfect and I will be financially free. If this is how you think about financial freedom, then we have news for you. Financial freedom…

Show those unexpected expenses some love


Published: February 2, 2022
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Managing your Money
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Fall in love with your money Your car breaks down. Your child needs a costume for the school concert. The geyser bursts. It’s time to stop unexpected expenses from ruining your budget. One of the…

How to never be broke


Published: January 24, 2022
Categories: financial literacy
Tags: Managing your Money

Avoid being broke by doing these things The thought of never being broke sounds impossible, especially in January. But it is possible if you get into the habit of doing a few things regularly and…

Don’t let scams ruin your financial health


Published: December 1, 2021
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness
Tags: Financial Literacy
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Scams can ruin your financial health – don’t fall for them. The convenience of online banking and using smart devices for all kinds of transactions, comes with a risk. Fraudsters and scammers keep finding ways…

Financial health improves when financial responsibilities are shared


Published: August 23, 2021
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness
Tags: Financial Literacy

Who should be doing what when it comes to your household finances? At a time when the world of work is changing fast, holding on to “traditional” roles can increase financial stress. There is an…

Where to save for financial wellness


Published: July 13, 2021
Categories: financial literacy, Financial wellness
Tags: Financial Literacy

Knowing how to choose the best savings instrument for your needs, is one of the pillars of financial literacy. You’ve decided to save money, reworked your personal budget to include an amount for saving, and…

Money solutions you have to know: how to protect yourself against card fraud


Published: March 23, 2021
Categories: Credit education and credit awareness, Debt Relief, financial literacy
Tags: Credit Health, Credit Wellness, Debt Relief, Debt stress, Financial Health, Financial Literacy, Financial Stress, Financial Tips
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Few things cause more financial distress than falling victim to bank card fraud or other forms of identity theft. You have to know how to keep yourself – and your money – safe. Fraud on…

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