Mechel Glass is vice president of community outreach for CredAbility. She is responsible for coordinating community outreach and financial education activities across the agency’s regions and developing new education programs for both classroom settings and online. Glass, a U.S. Army veteran, is also co-author of “The Veteran’s Money Book,” scheduled for publication in April 2014 by Career Press. The book can now be ordered on Amazon.com.
November 13, 2013
We recently celebrated Veteran’s Day to honor the service to our country by millions of our Armed Forces personnel. But many recent veterans making the transition back into civilian life will struggle financially. Many have trouble even finding a...
November 6, 2013
After making payments every month for the past 22 years, a good friend will achieve a major financial goal next month: he will be making his last mortgage payment. His house will be paid off, giving him complete ownership of his most important...
October 30, 2013
One of the best and easiest ways to stay out of debt and reach your...
October 23, 2013
October 17, 2013
I’ve been lucky enough to fall completely, madly in love. I remember my first love and how the world revolved around that person. I would do almost anything to make him happy, even if I didn’t agree with his choices. Now that I’...
October 9, 2013
When my daughter was sick a few weeks ago, the medicine her doctor prescribed smelled bad and tasted even worse. Like most children, she resisted at first, crying at the prospect of having to swallow the medicine. But after two days she was still...
October 2, 2013
Like many parents, my nine-year-old’s education and her eventual career choice are extremely important to me. So I spend a lot of time online seeking information about how I can help and guide her to make the best choices.
September 25, 2013
Like most people, I’m constantly trying to balance work, my responsibilities as a parent and my personal life. We all know it can be tough to strike this balance. In my case, my personal needs get squeezed because I often spend two hours or more...
September 18, 2013
Like any mother, I enjoy planning special events for my daughter. Her 10th birthday isn’t far off, so I’m already thinking about how to make this...
September 11, 2013
As I sat on the beach watching the ocean waves crest and crash on a recent trip to the Pacific Ocean, I pondered how fluid and unpredictable life can be. I thought about how many changes I’ve experienced in recent years. I also considered...