What to teach your child about money – Part 2

Last week, we went over some money lessons to teach your kids at a young age. This week, we will discuss how to maintain a good financial foundation and continue good money habits for your child as he or she grows into the age of 10-13. Teaching your older child good money habits involves more complex concepts and lessons. But parents shouldn’t be too worried: … Continue reading What to teach your child about money – Part 2

What to teach your child about money – Part 1

From birth, children are constantly learning new skills, being taught new lessons. One of the life lessons often overlooked in this process, however, is money skills. Although many colleges and middle to high schools have started to include financial education in their curricula, teaching children about money remains largely a role for the parents. Some parents are concerned of their ability to give money lessons … Continue reading What to teach your child about money – Part 1

Saving for college is not just for parents

Amid budget cuts in colleges across the country and the alarming amount of aggregated student debt over the past few years, college costs have become a heavier burden for every family with children. But while many talk of saving for college as part of being a parent, shouldn’t it also be a college-bound child’s responsibility? To our parent readers: We recommend discussing the college options … Continue reading Saving for college is not just for parents

Have a Fabulous Father’s Day without Spending a Fortune!

With Father’s Day just day just a few days away, it is time to scramble up some plans to make him feel special. Here are some ways to easy ways to treat your dad without spending a fortune! Spend the day doing his favorite outdoor activities – Put that messy garage to use and find his favorite outdoor equipment. It could be as simple as … Continue reading Have a Fabulous Father’s Day without Spending a Fortune!