Bringing financial education to all our members

We have developed a Financial Wellness Center, in partnership with MoneyEdu, to offer online courses, a full article library, and personal credit counseling agents that can meet with you on your time.

Having A Baby

This month's iTHINK Financial Wellness Center education course topic is:

Having A Baby

A look at the financial challenges of raising a child.

  • Introduction
    Having a baby is not just a family decision, it's a financial decision too.
  • Babies and Budgets
    How to get your finances in shape before a baby arrives, including a budget review, paying down debt, making sure you're getting the best on any long-term debt, and creating an emergency fund.
  • Paying for the Baby Years
    The non-childcare costs you can expect when having a baby, from cribs to health insurance.
  • Managing Risks
    Life is filled with unexpected events. Learn how to ensure the financial security of your child in the worst case scenario.
  • Children and Taxes
    A review of the tax benefits that can help you manage the expenses incurred with children.
  • Childcare Choices
    An overview of different childcare choices and the financial implications of each.
  • Growing Up - Childhood and Beyond
    A look at the additional costs of raising a child beyond the first few years including the indirect costs.

The iTHINK Financial Wellness Center offers personalized financial education.

You now have access to courses and tools for your unique goals and lifestyle.

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Courses

Complete learning experiences with dozens of topics such as Budget Basics, Financial Planning, Having a Baby and Buying a Car. Personalized registration is available by entering your name, email address and creating a password.

Calculators

Get a quick reality check for making your financial plan. From estimating a loan payment to assessing potential investment returns, financial calculators are quick and easy to understand.

Credit Counseling

Need to talk to a credit counselor? Call Money Management International at 877.311.2227 or visit moneymanagement.org.

How to use the iTHINK Financial Wellness Center

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