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When Should I Start Teaching My Children About The Value Of Money?

downloadRaising fiscally and socially responsible children today can be challenging.  From the moment that most children get their hands on an iPhone, they are asking for this $400 gadget.  It seems that long gone are the days when fun was free.  Additionally, there are many forces out there that are causing our children to grow up too quickly and teaching them things that we’d prefer they don’t know.  Continue Reading

5 Tips For Back To College Budgeting

Students using laptop in college corridor

Educating children about fiscal responsibility should begin well before the day they leave for college.  However, it’s during this exciting new phase of life that they will likely have the first real opportunity to put that fiscal education to work.  It’s critical that those children entering their college years have the skills necessary to budget and keep expenses in check.  As the next couple of months mark “back to college” season, it’s a great time to look at some ways that you can help your child learn how to create a budget- and stick with it! Continue Reading