July 22nd, 2019

College Bound

Job hunting tips for college grads

One of the best tips in this CNBC.com article on job hunting for college grads is about attitude.  While everyone wants to land that perfect job, some might debate that there is no such thing, but most of us would at least agree that a perfect job is hard to...

Managing that first credit card

Starting off on the right foot financially is critical for teens headed off to college.  While changing credit card laws enacted in the wake of the recession offer greater protections against the onslaught of credit card offers targeting young adults, proactively addressing the right way to manage credit is the...

December grads may have advantage

The job market has been brutal over the past couple of years – particularly for new college graduates.  So finding a competitive advantage is more important than ever.  Timing may just be one of the most opportune ways to stand out.  That’s because December graduates don’t have to face the...

Pay yourself first.

In 2010, Cornerstone launched the Cornerstone Financial Credit Union Scholarship Program in which applicants were asked to write about the importance of financial education as they enter college. One winner, Faith Marshall, told about those three wonderful words her grandfather told her.  No, it’s not those three words, it’s these: ...

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