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Still Helping Your Adult Children?

Our blog on parents helping grown children continues to be our number one read blog 4 years in a row! There is a reason for this: it is a pervasive and disturbing issue for families. I know I see it

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Posted in Debt, Financial Wellness, Kids, Relationships, Retirement

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
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