The statistics are horribly true. We don't save. According the Federal Reserve in 2015, 50% of Americans couldn't cover a $400 emergency expense out of savings. Even when you look across income levels, the same statistic was hardly varied. People do not save. Period. It is an unfortunate truth in our society. Honestly, I truly believe the reason why is because we are never taught to save … [Read more...] about Join the Save Age Challenge for Kids
Kids & Money
Teaching kids about money is crucial.
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Teaching kids about money is SO important. However, we go through our life focused on the demanding task at hand. It is easy to put off teaching kids with money especially when decisions have to be made on chores vs allowance vs earned money (commissions). The need to teach kids about money is real and better to be handled sooner rather than later. This is a tough subject and very personal … [Read more...] about Unlock Money Lessons with Allowances, Chores, Commissions
Christmas is a time for presents! Birthdays mean more presents! Special event means presents! Every holiday normally centers around presents. Grandparents love to get presents (aka spoil their grandkids rotten). From the grandkids point of view, the more, the better! However, as parents, we can feel inundated with stuff – specifically materialistic stuff. On the flip side, grandparents … [Read more...] about Unique Gift Ideas: Gift Giving That is More than Toys
Updated April 2019 Today, the cost of college is rapidly rising and becoming more and more expensive. I don’t need to tell you that because you probably already knew that. So, how can you pay for college and not go into debt? As well as not sacrifice everything to make college happen for your children? Last week, I had the chance to interview Jocelyn Paonita, the founder of The … [Read more...] about What is the Scholarship System? Plus Q&A with the Founder
Yep, did you know you don't have to spend any money at Christmas?!?! Want to make Christmas on a Zero budget? It is a crazy thought in today's society. But, it is a lovely thought on the other hand. And completely possible! For me personally, I would rather spend time with my loved ones rather than in the craziness of overspending, the preparation, and undue stress. Most noteworthy, … [Read more...] about How to Spend ZERO at Christmas in a Materialistic Society