kids and money
‘Lead by example’ couldn’t be a truer saying when it comes to teaching children about personal finance. But, as many of these great quotes, it’s much easier said than done.
Instant access to credit cards, the ability to finance pretty much everything, and the never-ending hamster wheel of “keeping up with the Joneses” can make being a role model really challenging. But ignoring it isn’t an option either if you want to raise financially responsible adults. After all, debt can destroy a person’s entire adulthood, and it can quite literally happen in the blink of an eye…
Guest post by Gregg Murset. If you haven’t heard the famous stand-up comedy routine of Jeff Foxworthy I would suggest taking a few minutes to pull some one-liners up on the Internet before reading the rest of this piece. Foxworthy has worked extremely hard building a successful career by making jokes about real-life situations, as […]
By Sienna Beard Being a single parent can be particularly scary because your children usually depend solely on you when it comes to finances. If you lose your job, or worse, get very sick and can’t work, there may not be anyone else to fill your shoes or pay your bills. Being prepared for the […]
Back-to-school shopping just got more advanced – and expensive! It’s that time again – Summer break is almost over, meaning it’s time to get in that back-to-school mindset again. With about three weeks before the start of school, parents everywhere are preparing to shell out some serious cash to get their kids ready for class. […]