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7 Strategies for Helping Your Child Become Financially Independent

By | 2017-04-18T20:53:56+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , , , |

reposted from Entrepreneur.com by: Andrea Murad October 27, 2015 Life after college can be hard, especially when your child moves back home. High student loan debt and expensive rents, coupled with a low salary, can make living independently a challenge for someone just starting out. Parents can help their children get on their feet financially by [...]

Financial Literacy Month – Teaching Your Children About Money

By | 2017-05-09T22:13:06+00:00 April 14th, 2014|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Ask your five-year old where money comes from, and the answer you'll probably get is "From a machine!" Even though children don't always understand where money really comes from, they realize at a young age that they can use it to buy the things they want. So as soon as your child becomes interested in money, [...]

How to Teach Your Kids about Money at Any Age

By | 2013-07-17T12:00:14+00:00 July 17th, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Chances are there was a lot you didn't know about finances when you reached adulthood.  Your accidental ignorance may have cost you money in the form of an overdrawn checking account where the bank gleefully heaped on additional fees, or credit card debt at interest rates that would have qualified as criminal usury in the Middle [...]

The State of Financial Literacy

By | 2017-05-09T22:12:21+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Money is a fact of our everyday lives and in order to live happy, prosperous lives we must be financially literate.  Sadly, the data tells us that as a society we are not properly preparing ourselves or our children.  This means every day money creates unnecessary stress in our lives and our relationships. Here are some [...]

Teach Your Children Well: Basic Financial Education

By | 2017-05-09T22:12:05+00:00 April 2nd, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Even before your children can count, they already know something about money: it's what you have to give the ice cream man to get a cone, or put in the slot to ride the rocket ship at the grocery store. So, as soon as your children begin to handle money, start teaching them how to handle [...]