The other day, I took my kids to the bank. They had some CD’s that were maturing, and I was hoping to use the experience to teach them a few financial lessons. Here’s that story – and what I hope they took away from the experience.
Kids and taxes – what do you need to know? Today I’m giving a brief overview of kids and taxation, and talking about the keys you’ll want to keep in mind (and how to help your kids).
Part of having kids is teaching them hard lessons about money. Sometimes parents find it tricky to teach things like deferred gratification, or making wise spending decisions, to their kids without lecturing them. Today I share the story about the role Harry Potter Wizard chess and Hoverballs played in helping my kids learn these lessons.
If you’ve ever tried researching accounts for kids, your head is probably spinning with all the different options available to you. In this article, I break down the various options you have to put aside money for kids, and what each of them is good for.
If you’re a mom (or married to a mom, or have a mom), you probably know that it’s Mothers Day this weekend. So that means it’s time to go out and spend money, right? After all, the average American spent $172 on Mothers day gifts last year. I can see how that could happen pretty […]
When people think about kids, they’ll usually think about toys and other such fun “stuff”. But kids, especially small kids, love playing with things you might not expect. Have you ever heard a parent complaining that they got their kid a brand new toy for Christmas, only to have them be more interested in playing […]