Banking & Credit

Survey: Your First Credit Card

Staff members of Arkansas Next Money answer the big question, "When did you get your first credit card—how did it go?"

TRY THIS AT HOME: Interview With an Adult

Have a chat with a guardian or an adult in your life. Ask these 13 questions to see the impact of real money habits.

5 Careers You Can Bank On

Five young finance professionals in Arkansas reveal why jobs in this industry are fantastic.

Buying Your First Car

Buying your first car can seem daunting—dozens of dealerships, hundreds of makes and models, warranties and auto insurance. It pays to do your research.

Real Answers From Arkansas Bankers

Generations Bank executives Dalton Smith, Treasurer and Vice President, and Gus Reyes, Hispanic Community Officer, answer questions and offer advice from Arkansas students.

Mobile Money Apps

Before you download, check out this side-by-side comparison of these popular financial apps to make sure your money is safe.


A May 2020 graduate of Ouachita Baptist University, Sadie holds a B.S. in psychology and a B.A. in sociology. She currently works at Pediatrics Plus in Arkadelphia while pursuing her master's degree in applied behavioral analysis therapy.

Outsmarting Student Loan Debt

Before taking out loans for school, you must understand exactly what you’re borrowing. We’ve provided an overview of federal student loans and the importance of repaying them on time.