It Pays To Pay Attention

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations We live in a world where something – or someone – is always trying to get and retain our attention. Because the flood of information is endless, many of us always have our guard up and try to ignore much of the inbound noise (advertisements, marketing of all […]

An MFF Fellow “Qreates” a New Business

By: Tori Berube, MFF Director of Marketing & Outreach One of the things an entrepreneur is most likely to tell you is they are passionate about their business. For some, this “passion” may mean that their business doesn’t actually feel like “work.” For some, the “passion” may mean taking a hobby and turning it into […]

So… Is credit a good thing?

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations Credit is a really important part of our economy. There are many positive ways to use credit, but there are also not-so-positive ways to use credit that may be harmful to your financial wellness.      Good Uses of Credit include: Purchasing a home Paying for college  Purchasing […]

Breaking the Social Norm: Talking with Friends About Money

Most of us have been taught money is one of the things that you just do not talk about. There can be a sense of anxiety, judgment and vulnerability when it comes to talking about personal finances because money can be deeply intertwined with ego, identity, beliefs, and sense of self-worth. It can be difficult […]

Finding Interesting Ways to Save That Work for You

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations Have you ever heard of the envelope method? Yes, it does sound old school because it is. But the idea behind the method can actually work better in the modern world. Basically, you would use envelopes as budget and savings buckets to manage your money. If you put […]