How To Teach Your Kids About Money Part 2: Ages 5-7

How To Teach Your Kids About Money Part 2: Ages 5-7

Last week's post was all about laying the foundation for finance with your 0-4 year old. This week we are turning our attention to how we can teach our 5-7 years olds how to be money wizards! Ages 5-7 Years Here's where the real fun begins! This is an age where your child's development and [...]

Book Review: The Opposite of Spoiled

Book Review: The Opposite of Spoiled

The Opposite of Spoiled is written by author Ron Lieber, who is a columnist for the New York Times, and previously wrote a personal finance column for The Wall Street Journal. Many of his recent articles discuss how to teach our kids to manage their money - which is exactly what his book is all [...]

Raising Financially Savvy AND Grateful Kids

Raising Financially Savvy AND Grateful Kids

What is the word you hear Baby Boomers and Gen X'ers use most often to describe Millennials and their children? Entitled. Sadly they aren't wrong. Since the birth if the baby boomers, each subsequent generation has had substantially increasing advantages and opportunities. Unfortunately those increasing opportunities don't seem to equate to an increase in thankfulness [...]

Talk Taxes With Your Kids

Talk Taxes With Your Kids

It's that time of year again. A time many people dread. Tax time. Although I might be in the minority, I actually enjoy tax season. I find it to be a great opportunity to take a really hard look at the past year and assess what financial goals achieved, where I've fallen short or area's [...]