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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) season is in full swing! Whether you’re a college student, a high school senior or you’re seeking financial aid for your college-age child, it’s time to fill out those forms. The rules and deadlines can be confusing, but we’re here to help. We have answered all your questions…

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It’s baaaack!!!! I’m so excited to share we’re sponsoring this for a second year – here’s all the update details for 2020. One of the biggest changes from last year? MORE prizes = more money for your kids and your schools!! Basics? Texoma Community Credit Union (TCCU) and TexomaWithKids.com are hosting and sponsoring the first…

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Ah, summer! It’s the season of fireworks and fireflies, road trips and rocky road ice cream, baseball and beach balls, flip-flops and ice pops.  But, just as you’re settling into the laid-back summer routine, retailers start rolling out their back-to-school displays, which may open that pit of dread into your stomach. Supply lists. New clothing.…

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9 Ways for Kids to Make Money

The best way to teach a child financial responsibility is by encouraging her to earn and manage money on her own. As the weather warms and summer nears, there are many opportunities for your kids to pull in some extra money.  If money-making is not on your children’s minds, you may need to direct them…

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Lemonade Day This Saturday!

This Saturday is Lemonade Day! 2019 is the fifth year that Lemonade Day has come to Wichita Falls and the second year I have been apart of it through TCCU‘s sponsorship of the program. I am so excited for tomorrow! I cannot wait to see the lemonade stands all over town and see all the…

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Principal For A Day in WFISD

I’m a couple of weeks late on sharing this, but on April 4 I had the honor of serving as a Principal for a Day at Franklin Elementary. This is part of a district-wide program that allows community leaders a day to look inside what’s really going on in our schools. As a member of…

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Financial Peace for Teens

I’ll be the first to admit it. Right out of college and into my first job, I developed some bad spending habits. I relied too heavily on student loans (my husband went on to law school so they were still available to us), I used credit cards like they were free money, and an “emergency”…

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Family Finance Games For Kids

Usually, paying bills is one of those adult chores that takes time away from family time. It doesn’t have to be that way, though! Getting your kids involved in the family finances can let you take care of your responsibilities and spend time with your children at the same time. Making financial fitness a game…

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I’m so excited to announce a little project I’ve been working on lately…. and the best part is that your child can win a $250 savings account and a $250 for their school’s art program while having fun making art! Basics? Texoma Community Credit Union (TCCU) and TexomaWithKids.com are hosting and sponsoring the first ever Youth…

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