If you own a business and have kids, hire them for the summer. Not only will it keep them occupied, it is a perfect opportunity to integrate them into the family business. Henry Hutcheson, president of Family Business USA outlines the valuable lessons they will learn.
Whether parents are welcoming their first child into the world or a second or third, planning for the costs of a baby requires time and attention. From clothing and diapers to furniture and medical costs, the expenses associated with raising a newborn can be high. However, similar to saving money for other life events, the […]
The following is a guest post by one of our personal finance expert friends. In this post, Cary Siegel gives his take on managing money as a parent. By: Cary Siegel As a parent of five teenagers, it feels like all I do every day is teach my kids lessons. These lessons span a wide […]
By Courtney Hall Summer is right around the corner. The kids are off from school, the weather is sunny and warm and everyone is looking forward to a relaxing vacation. Summer has become almost synonymous with beaches and sunshine not to mention the hefty price tag. While planning a summer beach resort vacation may not […]
Having a baby can be one of the most rewarding experiences, but are you prepared? Being a parent is hard work and before the baby arrives you want to make sure that you are financially stable. Building a sound financial framework involves several steps such as eliminating debt and creating a budget as well as […]
By April Lewis-Parks No matter how much you love the holidays or how well you’ve planned, if you’re like most people you’ll find yourself frazzled at times. You may find yourself searching for the perfect gift, trying to create an impressive dinner for guests or scrambling to put up holiday decorations. The best gift you […]
By Kathryn Katz Your bank account is nearly empty, you have bills to pay, and it’s the holiday season. Your head is thumping from the stress and you still have gifts to buy and a holiday party to plan for in just a couple weeks. Americans all over the country are facing the same dismal […]
By Thomas Vastardis, CPA The purpose of life insurance is to provide a source of income, in case of your death, for your children, dependents, or other beneficiaries. Whether you need to buy life insurance depends on whether anyone is depending on your income. If you have a spouse, child, parent, or some other individual […]