Tag: kids and money

Let’s be honest, if you have kids then they’re probably costing you more money than you’d like. The way parents address financial topics with their children can dramatically impact the household budget and your ability to avoid debt. These articles focus on helping parents navigate the muddy waters of kids and money to keep your budget on track and make sure your kiddos are financially literate once they fly the nest.

Teaching children about money

Teaching Children about Money Can Be a Chore

Nov 28, 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

Nov 23, 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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Are you saving enough for school?

College Savings in Crisis

Sep 02, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Today’s student debt crisis may be rooted in the savings crisis faced by parents following the Great Recession. Here’s what to do to prepare for college.

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Do your financial lessons go beyond the piggy bank?

Financial Education Doesn't Go Beyond the Piggy Bank

Aug 19, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

Parents aren’t comfortable teaching children about advanced financial education topics like debt, credit and savings tools. We have some advice to help.

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Don't let back to school shopping bust your budget

Back to School shopping in July

Jul 22, 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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Getting Schooled in Financial Literacy

Apr 22, 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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Visa Marks 10 Years Financial Literacy Innovation

Apr 21, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Yesterday was Visa’s 10th annual Financial Literacy Summit in Chicago. We give you a rundown of financial literacy initiatives and great finance quotes.

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The Parent Trap

Apr 04, 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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How Does Debt Impact Children?

Feb 17, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Household debt may impact the socioemotional well-being of children – while mortgage and student loan are good, credit card debt could be harmful.

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Young Millennials Move towards Independence

Jan 11, 2016 | Meghan Alard

America’s youngest consumers just coming out of school are making faster headway in achieving financial independence from parents than older millennials.

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