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How to get a head start on saving for college

By Madeline Daniels, America Saves The average amount families paid for college in 2017 was $23,757, according to Sallie Mae’s recent How America Pays for College report. Their research shows that students and parents share nearly equal responsibility for covering

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Posted in Kids, Savings

What should your kids know about your finances?

Communication between you and your kids about your finances is very important. Keeping your finances “hush-hush” may do more harm than good. Your kids deserve to know the truth, but maybe not the whole truth! When it comes to money,

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Posted in DOs and DON'Ts, Financial Wellness, Kids

Flashback Friday: Can I afford to be a stay at home parent?

Thinking about being a stay at home parent? Read on to help you decide if you can truly afford it. Bottom line: I love working. I love the social aspect of work, climbing the professional ladder, and of course making

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Posted in Budgeting, Kids

3 ways to help your child establish credit

My parents helped me establish credit at a young age. At the time I didn’t realize it, but it started me off on a path to having a great credit score. I’ve never had problems obtaining credit/loans with good interest rates

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Posted in Credit, Kids

How to have family fun on the cheap

Flashback Friday to this post about free and cheap ideas for family fun. There’s still time to get outside before the snow flies and there are ideas for the heart of winter, too. Read on and enjoy saving money while

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Posted in Being Frugal, Kids
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