Teens

Co-parenting while Teaching Kids about Money

I have to say that this has been a very sensitive topic for me teaching your kids about money while you’re co-parenting can become a struggle. Both parents have their opinions about what the kids should be learning, when they should be learning it, and how they should be learning. So when you add a complicated […]

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Why Children’s Need Financial Literacy

Children and Money Many adults believe that the topic of money is too complex for children. However, this type of mindset can be harmful to a child’s financial future. Money is a topic that should be taught to children at a young age. Financial literacy is like any other learned skill the younger you learn […]

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College Bound – Don’t Forget the Fees

If you are the parent of a high school senior you are more than likely going to graduations in the next few days or weeks. I am sure if your reading this post-college is on your mind. Here are fees you should know about before your kids go to college. After speaking to parents all […]

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Budgeting 101 for Parents

Budgeting Made Simple As you know I’m a speaker and I’m also on tour with my children books. Over the weekend I have the opportunity to speak with a group of teenagers and their parents about budgeting. I had a great time and the teens were very interested.  A few even came to me to ask […]

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5 Tips for Saving Money while Back to School Shopping

Wow, I’m so excited it back to school season. As a child, I hated back to school season, but as a parent, I cheer for the first day. No, seriously I do. My little monsters have taken over the house and my work place. Hint, Hint I’m an entrepreneur working from home. Don’t get me […]

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25 Tips to Teach Your Child Money (Part 2: Tips 13- 25)

13. Have a Home Store For parents on a budget, you can always be creative and create the home store. Have your children earn paper money that you create. They can use that money to buy snacks or services. Services like one no chores day or one no cleaning my room pass. It can create […]

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5 Things Teenagers Need to Know About Finances After High-School

April’s Guest Blogger: JLeyah Tunstull 5 basic concepts of financial literacy Financial literacy for young adults can often become a very difficult or even an overlooked subject. The core concepts of financial fitness are completely different than those of an adult with a much more seasoned financial history or profile. Although there are not many […]

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Saving Money at Fun Places

I must admit when Chuck E Cheese came out with their new debit card system I was a little upset.  I had delivered a savings system that was working for my family. About two weeks after I recorded my Periscope video teaching “Money Lessons Children Could Learn at Fun Place” the video was no longer […]

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Is Your Debt Getting In Your Way?

As a young bright eyed 20 something fresh out of high school and straight into college, I know nothing about money, credit or debt. I thought to myself I had a job so of course, I could pay the bill on this new credit card. Two years later I had a few maxed-out credit cards […]

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