Credit cards bring to mind shopping sprees, exotic trips, or buying your dream house. Walking into any store and just swiping away—or, these days, inserting your chip card. Are we giving credit cards too much credit? We talked with financial advisor Gustavo Camacho about what credit is and how credit cards can be an important part of establishing financial security. Credit is a measure of … Continue reading What Is Credit, Anyway?
BUSINESS Stock market plunges are in the news, but don’t panic! We’re here to help. Get to know your finance jargon. (BBC and Investopedia) Check out our collection of resources on economics and finance. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources. Discussion Ideas What is a “market”? A market refers to a place where buyers and sellers can interact. A market can be … Continue reading What’s a Bear Market, Anyway? And Why Is It Called That?