Teaching Money-management Skills to Military Families

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On November 30, 2016
People often expect service people and their spouses to have a firm handle on their finances when they join-up. Sadly, this isn’t always the case. There is a strong need to teach money-management skills to military families. In her SpouseBuzz blog on military.com, Editor-in-Chief Amy Bushatz asked, “Do U.S. service persons need financial literacy training?”1 […]
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The Financial Challenges Senior Women Face

  • Posted by Linda Powers
  • On November 23, 2016
The financial challenges senior women face in their retirement years are significant. Careful planning and course-correcting adjustments are key to financial security. Managing your finances to avoid outliving your savings can be difficult. Sadly, it’s more of a concern for women than it is for men. As they grow older, the financial challenges senior women […]
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Military Families Deserve a Financial Education

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On November 2, 2016
Military Families deserve a financial education to supply them with the tools and knowledge to get on the path to financial freedom. In a retrospective report, the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) described life for military families: “When service members enlist, their families enlist with them. Through two long wars, military families have […]
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Innovation in Financial Literacy

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On May 25, 2016
Technology will drive future innovation in financial literacy, leading people to a deeper understanding of their personal finances and helping them use this knowledge to create a better financial future. Innovation in Financial Literacy was the theme of the 2016 Financial Literacy Summit in Chicago.  First Financial Security, Inc. representative and LiSA Initiative CFEI James […]
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One Step Closer to Freedom Through Financial Literacy

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On February 3, 2016
Women, Prison & Financial Literacy LiSA Initiative, the grassroots financial literacy movement sponsored by First Financial Security, Inc., is opening new doors for women across the nation, including those in prison. Created by First Financial Security a little over two years ago, LiSA Initiative is designed to address the financial concerns of all women and […]
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LiSA Brings Financial Literacy Movement to Charlotte

  • Posted by Laura Manzer
  • On January 15, 2016
Nearly 100 people packed an Urban League of Central Carolinas meeting room on Jan. 9, 2016 to learn about LiSA Initiative and its financial literacy movement. In addition to financial education, the day-long event in Charlotte, NC, focused on how to build family wealth and entrepreneurial empowerment. The informational seminar was sponsored by LiSA Initiative, […]
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Financial Security First, New Consumer-Oriented Blog Site

  • Posted by Laura Manzer
  • On November 5, 2015
First Financial Security Expects FinancialSecurityFirst.com will Become a Trusted Resource for Financial Information LiSA Intiative-sponsor First Financial Security, Inc. announced today the launch of a new financial education blog, Financial Security First. The site is designed to be used by anyone that wants to understand how money works. While the blog’s URL is a play […]
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LiSA Initiative Launches Financial Literacy Curriculum for Children

  • Posted by Laura Manzer
  • On October 30, 2015
LiSA’s Goal Is to Better Prepare the Next Generation of Consumers Through New Financial Literacy Curriculum for Children LiSA Initiative announces the launch of a financial literacy curriculum designed for school-aged children. LiSA developed the coursework in partnership with First Financial Security, Inc. and National Financial Educators Council (NFEC). “LiSA is taking the lead in the […]
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If Not for LiSA…

  • Posted by Debbie Gerlicher
  • On June 18, 2015
If Not for LiSA… Phil and I have a saying. “If not for FFS … ”, and then we fill in the blanks: “… We wouldn’t have such a HUGE family. We wouldn’t be able to see the world with people we love. We wouldn’t be ‘changing the face of insurance.’   We wouldn’t know what […]
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LiSA’s Corporate Financial Wellness Program

  • Posted by Debbie Gerlicher
  • On May 26, 2015
LiSA Initiative Launches Pilot Program to Teach Financial Wellness in the Workplace We have all read about the dangerous effects of stress. Because of the serious impact stress can have on our health, which can increase health costs, employee absenteeism, and decrease productivity, corporations across America have begun introducing wellness programs that address these very […]
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