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7 Strategies for Helping Your Child Become Financially Independent

By |2017-04-18T20:53:56-04:00October 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 [...]

Small Amounts Can Add Up to Big College Savings

By |2017-04-18T20:53:57-04:00October 18th, 2013|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

reposted from U.S. News & World Reportby: Reyna Gobel   Parents who stuff their children's college funds with more than they can afford each month are setting themselves up for failure.    "Parents start off saving $500 per [...]

How to Teach Your Kids about Money at Any Age

By |2013-07-17T12:00:14-04:00July 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 [...]

Teach Your Children Well: Basic Financial Education

By |2017-05-09T22:12:05-04:00April 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 [...]

The 5 Most Valuable Money Lessons for Kids

By |2012-08-23T18:23:04-04:00August 23rd, 2012|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Life isn’t about stuff.  The most important lesson a child needs to learn to lead a healthy money life is that stuff isn’t the most important thing.  A great way to teach this to your children [...]

From the Archives: What are we Teaching our Children about Money?

By |2017-05-09T22:11:14-04:00May 17th, 2012|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Excerpt from the Fall 1997 Mackey Advisors Newsletter As a parent, Fall used to be one of my least favorite times. School starts, and the money rolls out. Fees, supplies, tuition, new shoes… the list seems [...]

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