Category: Family

Raising a family is tough on your bottom line. From adding another set of financial perspectives onto your own when you get married to the $250,000 price tag to raise one child to the age of 18 without college, it’s important to know how to construct the right financial strategy to raise a family and maintain your household. We have the current news and trends in the world of family finance so you can see how your family really compares to the Joneses when it comes to budgeting, debt and savings. With the right information, you can craft effective strategies to help your family get ahead in a tough financial world.

Teaching children about money

Teaching Children about Money Can Be a Chore

November 28th, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Using weekly chores and allowance is a great tool for teaching children about money. Here’s what parents can do to use this money lesson effectively.

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Don't be a Bad Santa when it comes to holiday gifts

Parents Are Overstuffing Their Kids’ Stockings

November 23rd, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

You might think you’re doing your kids a favor by getting them everything they ask for during the holidays, but really, you’re being a Bad Santa in debt.

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High education costs can lead to default

Parents Step Up College Savings

September 12th, 2016 | Meghan Alard

More parents are saving for their children’s education costs, but savings are still behind. Here’s what you can do to increase college savings today!

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Supporting adult chidren

What Parents Pay to Support Millennials

August 3rd, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Providing financial support to adult children delays the retirement goals of parents. We have tips to help Millennials transition to financial independence.

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Don't let back to school shopping bust your budget

Back to School shopping in July

July 22nd, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

A survey reveals parents may spend almost $1,000 to send one child back to school this year. We help parents cut costs to stay on budget for back to school.

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Never Too Early for School

June 3rd, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

Retailers are already trying to figure out what parents will be spending this fall to send their kids back to school. Here’s how to budget so you can save.

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Allowance Teaches Key Money Lessons

May 30th, 2016 | Meghan Alard

If you’re giving your children an allowance, make sure you don’t miss key opportunities to teach them financial lessons about budgeting and saving.

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Getting Schooled in Financial Literacy

April 22nd, 2016 | Meghan Alard

While 87% of parents and 92% of teachers believe personal finance belongs in the classroom, schools lack curriculum to cover basic money management skills.

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The Parent Trap

April 4th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

Even parents who don’t splurge on themselves admit to taking on credit card debt to make their children happy, but teachable money moments are often missed.

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