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.
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.
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.
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.
Saving, Student Debt, Young Consumers
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.
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.
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.
Family, Financial Wellness, Young Consumers
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.
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.
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.
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.