Teaching children about money isn’t easy, and won’t happen overnight. Here are some bad financial behaviors and habits to avoid teaching your kids.
Possibly one of the largest financial mistakes that future parents make is to underestimate the cost of a baby. Here’s what to expect.
Are you engaged? Married? Wondering if you should combine your finances during marriage? What are the pros and cons of a combined financial plan?
Religious rites of passage are important to families, and should be a time of celebration and joy. But are they just turning into another expensive party?
There are times where you may want to setup an account for a minor child, and a custodial account under the Uniform Gifts to Minors Act may be something to investigate.
An estimated 13.4% of adult children ages 24 to 35 are living at home with their parents. When should parents stop paying for their grown children’s expenses?
With the tight economy, more and more families are finding themselves living in multi-generational households. Here are some pros and cons.
Welcome 2012! January of a new year offers all of us a clean slate. Many blogs have been rife with suggestions for how to start the New Year on the right foot and make changes for the better with finances and diet, among other things. It is important to set new goals for yourself in […]
If you are frugal or digging out of debt, expensive gifts may not be an option. Instead consider these ways to show your spouse you care.
Sometimes parents get so wrapped up in caring for their children that they forget to care for themselves, and for their financial health.
Here are some things we do to help remind our children to keep the birth of Christ the forefront of the holiday season.
Within the last four years, it has become more difficult to borrow. In that environment, more people are considering borrowing from family. Should they?
If you are struggling to get out of debt, should you reveal your debt to your family and friends, or keep it on the down low?
I‘ve been reading a lot of discussion lately surrounding the topic of having kids, and whether a couple should wait to have children until they get out of debt. I thought it was an interesting debate as just about everyone has a different take on the topic. A recent poll on BabyCenter.com asked, “ Should […]