As parents, it is our responsibility to teach our children financial awareness. This includes showing them how to budget their money from an early age. Including them as a part of the family budgeting plans is a great thing, but it does not relate directly to them on their level. Therefore, helping your kids set up a budget of their own will teach them on a smaller scale what … [Read more...] about Budgeting For Kids: Teaching Your Children To Budget
As a parent of two teenagers, I can tell you that college is on our minds already and so are scholarships. I certainly don't want my children to saddle themselves with huge student loans. They know how important a good education is and they know that means giving their studies their full effort now. They also understand that giving their best effort will help improve their … [Read more...] about College Scholarship Strategies: How To Start Early
This post has been sponsored by Inside Rx. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The Inside Rx trademarks and graphics are provided for use by Inside Rx. Being a parent keeps you super busy and there are always plenty of things to spend your hard earned money on! It’s important for you to keep your family healthy, but the cost of prescriptions can add up quickly. That’s … [Read more...] about How To Save On Prescriptions
The other day I was talking with my mom and her friend about a paper shredder and my mom's friend said, "Thieves don't need my papers, they can get my information anyway!" She said she has been the victim of identity theft three times. I hear about identity theft on the news all the time but that really brought it home for me. Identity theft refers to all types of crime … [Read more...] about 10 Identity Theft Protection Tips You Don’t Want To Miss
So you’ve made (or are thinking about making!) the big jump into one of the biggest life investments you will make- buying your first home. This will be one of the most exciting chapters in your life but it won't come stress-free. Owning a house and making it your home is such a fun experience, but this isn’t quite the same case with the accompanying work, maintenance, and … [Read more...] about Essential First Time Homeowner Tips
When you become an adult you start to think about grown up things you never thought of before, like budgets and buying a house. Then, when you become a parent you think of even more things you never thought about before, like life insurance. You realize that you have this precious gift and you want to protect your children and your spouse. You don't want to be left in a lurch … [Read more...] about Did You Know You Can Get A Life Insurance Online Quote? It Is Perfect For Busy Families!
It is hard to believe that over 20 years ago I was entering my freshman year of college. It is also hare to believe but I don't think my mother gave me any sort of money talk before turning me loose. I think it is super important, especially in these easy credit times, to send kids off to school armed with money management tips college students should know. That is why I am so … [Read more...] about Money Management Tips College Students Should Learn