We all want to help our kids get a head start in life. Most of all, we want to spare them some of the mistakes we made — especially when it comes to money. Most of us have made a financial decision (or several) in our lives that we regret. Maybe we still have a […]
Are you starting a family or maybe just thinking about it? As a new parent, you want to make sure you can provide your children with a safe, secure home. In addition to getting baby gates and corner bumpers, it’s important to get your finances in good order and keep them there. Here are some […]
The Future Is Yours: Picture it. Save for it. Share it- Youth Month 2019 Dreaming of our ideal future delights and inspires us. Children, with their fertile imaginations, are particularly good at dreaming. But to make dreams come true, you need to have clear goals and, very likely, save some money to make them happen. […]
An allowance gives you the opportunity to give your child some experience with money. It allows him or her to see how choices have consequences and plan for the future. And perhaps most importantly, it gives kids a chance to make mistakes while the stakes are relatively low.
Good Financial Start Getting financially fit isn’t easy. But when children learn how to pump up their savings they’ll have one of the most difficult aspects of finance mastered by the time they’re teens—being consistent savers. Here are a few ideas to help your kids and grandkids get money fit: * Have young children—preschool age—sort […]