The Essential Family Finance Learning Tool (And So Much More)

The Essential Family Finance Learning Tool (And So Much More)

Last week we talked about how great parents allow their kids to fail......intentionally. This week, I want to tell you about the perfect family finance learning tool that will give your kids the IDEAL environment to make mistakes, learn how to adjust and develop their ability to bounce back along with so, so much more! [...]

Why Great Parents…..Let Their Kids Fail

Why Great Parents…..Let Their Kids Fail

After spending the last 5 weeks talking all about Early Retirement - I'm dying to get back into talking about kids financial literacy, and more ways for us parents to give our kids the tools they'll need to lead a financially secure and fulfilling life. This week we're going to delve into the topic of [...]

Teach Your Kid to Fish

Teach Your Kid to Fish

Many people like the idea of giving their kids an allowance for doing household chores. I am not one of those people. Unless of course we introduce a universal allowance for everyone that pitches in to maintain the household, then I'm all for it - I'll make a killing. But until that day comes, I [...]

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 [...]

Why Kids Should Manage Their Screen Time

Why Kids Should Manage Their Screen Time

There is no doubt that our current educational system is drastically lacking in it's ability to teach our kids about money, let alone how to properly manage it. But, blaming our schools is a bit of a cop out. At the end of the day it's our job as parents to give our kids the [...]