Morrison’s Money Minute

September 2016

[div class=”content-2-col-left”]

Credit Cards: Not for College Students

By Debra Morrison    Credit Cards: Not for College Students
Help your college student understand the dangers behind those tempting “teaser” interest rates, as well as learn how to handle money responsibly…


Read More

Parents' Guide to Insurance for College Students

Parents’ Guide to Insurance for College Students

By Barbara Marquand, at NerdWallet, a personal finance website.

Saying the last goodbye in the dorm parking lot, you realize more than ever that you can’t protect your child from every risk. It’s time to let go.

But back at home, you can assemble a strong financial safety net…

Read More

Did You Know?

Fee-Only financial planners are the only financial planners who work for you, the consumer, rather than in their own interests? Other financial planners fees are based upon commissions, or fee + commissions; meaning they will sell you the financial products that will benefit their pocketbooks the most, regardless of whether they benefit you or not!

For more useful financial terms, check out Debra’s book below!

Dictionary of Useful Financial Terms

Do Better in School: Logout of Facebook and Play Video Games

Do better in school–by playing video games?

By Amy X. Wang

Pokémon Go might offer more than mindless entertainment…

Read More

Best Mobile Providers for International Travel

What Is the Best Cell Phone Carrier for International Travelers?

By Robert McGarvey

T-Mobile and Google’s Project Fi slug it out for the title of best for travelers…

Read More

Want to receive this useful and informative FREE newsletter directly to your Inbox each month? Click Here to Subscribe now so you don’t miss even one issue!


[div class=”content-2-col-right”]

In this issue…

  • Advice for college students and their parents
  • Tips for peace of mind while you travel this summer
  • Presidential candidates’ positions on Medicare & Social Security
  • …and more!

And don’t miss Debra’s Updated Dictionary of Useful Financial Terms!

We know you’re busy…
…and “financese” can be confusing. Why not let Debra save you valuable time by sorting through the noise for you?

Sign up for Morrison’s Money Minute and each month receive Debra’s timeless wisdom and tips, hand-picked articles and timely news segments, plus how-to’s, financial term definitions and videos covering the financial topics that mean the most to you, all in one convenient, bite-sized email.
Sign Up for Morrison's Money Minute!

Social Security & Medicare

What Clinton and Trump propose for Social Security and Medicare

By Philip Moeller
It’s not clear how much facts will matter in this year’s White House race. But with both major party conventions over, here are the details of what might be in store for the nation’s two important benefit programs that serve older Americans…

Read More

Don't Forget

Buy the book! 

Dictionary of Useful Financial Terms