Are you sacrificing too much for your kids – giving them what they want now and forgoing what you want the most? Today on the site I’m talking about when we parents don’t put on our own financial oxygen masks before putting on our kids, and giving some tips to help you focus your spending on what you truly value. Also looking for your suggestions for saving in the comments!
So you decided how much you’re going to pay your kids, what it will be based on, and how you’ll have them divvy up their money. But what about the practical here – how exactly are you going to pay them? After all, if you’re like me, you may or may not have cash for […]
Now that you’ve decided what you’re going to use to figure out the allowance you’re paying to your kids – and how much you’re going to give them – you’re faced with the question of what they should do with it. After all, you don’t want to just fork over a bunch of money for […]
The fourth of July can be a great, fun festive holiday without breaking the bank. Learn all about alliteration and saving money this fourth of July holiday.
A lovely reader left a comment a bit ago that got me thinking – what are my early money memories? Not my experiences as a teenager opening IRA’s and reading The Wealthy Barber, but as an actual child? And how did those influence me as an adult? Find out.
For a long time, I didn’t give my kids an allowance. Now I do, but it’s a small one. Come read more about my allowance philosophy, and my debate on whether I should raise the amount.