How to Teach Financial Literacy to a Teenager (+ Expense Tracker Printable)
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How to Teach Financial Literacy to a Teenager (+ Expense Tracker Printable)

I think it hits you that your child is growing older when someone asks you how old she is, and when you share her age, they respond, “Wow! She’s in high school!!”  As a parent, you know there are certain skills you want your child to develop before they go off to college. Yes, those…

10 Easy Money Saving Tips to Make Your Dollar Stretch
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10 Easy Money Saving Tips to Make Your Dollar Stretch

Heard of the motto “Live It Up Today“? Whoever coined it must be trying hard to desperately count the pennies right now! Unless you hold the reigns on your finances, you will have lots to regret tomorrow. I prefer the motto: “Save TODAY. Be at peace tomorrow.” .If you are diligent to save the little pennies each day, they…

Practical Ways on How to Improve Credit – My Family’s Testimony
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Practical Ways on How to Improve Credit – My Family’s Testimony

Thank you Lexington Law Firm for sponsoring this post. A high service partner and consumer advocate that will help you fight for the credit you deserve! Everyone starts off the same way, with no credit. What you do about that score is what counts in the end, as that one score affects financial decisions that…

5 smart principles to help a new family stay out of debt
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5 smart principles to help a new family stay out of debt

I still remember the day I said “I do!” as if it were yesterday… The rush of joyous emotions, the giddy-headed excitement, the prospect of living the rest of my life with my best friend. Who can forget the feeling every newly married couple experiences, of wanting to live on love and fresh air for…

Every Penny Counts: Saving For A Better Future.
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Every Penny Counts: Saving For A Better Future.

I’ve heard one too many Moms complain that they’re unable to take a vacation with their family because it’s just way too expensive. And then right after the conversation head off to the mall to indulge in another bag full of clothes that will only sit in the closet anyway! Saving is not a bad word. Nor…

3 opportunities to teach your kids about money
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3 opportunities to teach your kids about money

By the time your kids reach college, you should feel confident that they can make sound financial decisions and stand on their own two feet. Yet studies show that many college students make many serious money mistakes, such as saving less than 5 percent of their incomes, failing to make or stick to a budget,…

Lessons with the Piggy Bank {Teaching My Child About Money!}
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Lessons with the Piggy Bank {Teaching My Child About Money!}

  My husband and I believe being wise with one’s finances begins at an early age. If a child puts into practice the principles taught, his financial foundation in the future will be strong. Lessons with the Piggy Bank {Teaching My Child About Money!} Every Saturday my children are given 3 dollars. {Now you may…

Why Life Insurance Is The Best Gift for Your Spouse
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Why Life Insurance Is The Best Gift for Your Spouse

With the way the economy turns, one can never predict the future. Yes, our trust is in God and His Providence for each day but if you aren’t doing the groundwork to safeguard your financial interests, I’m afraid I can’t say it will be easy. If you haven’t invested in life insurance for yourself, it’s…