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Teaching Your Kids about Money, Part 1

Tackling this issue is on the forefront of agendas for many non-profit and financial institutions alike but as we noted last week, parents are the key to helping put our kids on track for a brighter financial future.

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Don’t Put These Things on Your Credit Card

With the economy slowly but surely recovering many Americans are pressed to put more and more expenses on credit cards...

Planning on Paying for Your Kids’ College Education? Consider a 529 Plan

If you’re like many parents, not only do you feel somewhat obligated to put your kids through college, but there’s…

Teaching Your Kids about Money, Part 2

In part 1 of this blog series, I outlined 13 best practices for teaching kids about money that I recommend…

Red State of Mind: Getting out of a debtor’s mindset

Getting into debt is one of the easiest things in the world for someone living in contemporary America. Every time…

Allowances

Allowances are a great way to teach your child to be financially literate, but it’s hard to know how to…

The Top 4 Free Budgeting Apps

These days, people literally hold their finances in their hands. Whether it’s making  purchases, accepting small business payments, or simply…

Retirement Planning At Any Age

We hear it everyday: “I should have started saving sooner”, “I wish I would have known this when I was…

2014 Financial Resolutions

This time of year, a lot of us start making New Year’s resolutions. We want to get in shape, quit…

5 Things To Know About Your Parents Financial Future

Parents spend their entire lives planning for their children’s future but, as goes the circle of life, there comes a…

Considerations When Choosing Your Executor

While no one would likely characterize drafting a will as an exciting task, it certainly is an essential one. After…

2013 Tax Changes

As 2013 wanes, I’m reminded that this year there are a number of tax changes slated to take effect that…

‘Tis the Season: Shoring up for the impending winter shopping spree

As the weather gets progressively cooler there’s a bit of a bite in the air, and Fall truly begins to…