Last year my husband and I were diligently searching for a school to send our daughter to. One thing I didn’t think to ask about was the schools’ approaches to teaching kids about money.
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I’ll admit it: I am one of those people who has used a credit card to pay off another credit card.
One of the worst parts of being an adult is spending money on the essential, yet boring, expenses like utilities, taxes, and transportation.
When I was pregnant with my first child, I thought about my health a lot.
“Ohhh, I have to hide these shopping bags, my husband is going to kill me!” my friend said, her arms laden with her latest haul.
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It was a month before my freshman year of college was set to begin, and I was stuck.
When your child starts college this fall, he will be launching a whole new life — socially, academically, and, yes, financially.
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One of my biggest concerns as a parent is teaching my kids to manage money well.
Summer is coming to a close, and it’s time to start thinking about getting the kids ready to head back to school. For many of us, that means spending money.
When I was 15 years old, shortly after I started my first job as a lifeguard, my dad took me to the bank to open my first checking account.
I have always enjoyed keeping a very detailed account of my finances. I even have all of my budget worksheets dating back to 2006 when I first started college. For me, tracking my financial journey helps keep me motivated to…
I have a confession to make, one that seems like it totally goes against the grain of modern-day parenting: I have absolutely zero plans to pay for my children’s college.
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When my husband and I got married, we’d already been sharing finances for two years. It has helped our marriage like nothing else we’ve ever done.