Monthly Archives: September 2013

Financial Baggage

Let’s face it, we all have financial regrets. The stock tip that didn’t pan out, the home-based business flop, the ‘former associate’ who borrowed money and never paid you back… Ouch! The feeling of being taken advantage of lives on…. … Continue reading

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Money Clichés Debunked

Early exposure to money clichés can influence financial habits for a lifetime. In childhood, family money clichés can convince the young mind that good is bad and visa versa. If you or your kids have ever believed sayings like “money … Continue reading

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Money Management Advice from Credit Card Insider

If you know any recent college grads entering the job market – here are a few tips on money management from the good folks over at Credit Card Insider. Kudos to Kimberly Rotter for putting this together for the readers! … Continue reading

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Why did the chicken cross the road? 3 Financial Reasons

Let’s face it, we’re all a little ‘chicken’ when it comes to money. How many times have you heard the joke “Why did the chicken cross the road?” Too many, right? Enjoy these one liners, but try looking at the … Continue reading

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Paymaster Teaches Kids Money Management

Paymaster might sound like sound like an evil boss (to people of a certain age). Not so for kids, it’s a money management tool. “Check” out the machine that my team found at an antique sale this weekend. I was … Continue reading

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Small Biz Trends Award For “Nacho Money” NACHO MONEY is a winner! Accordingly to the 2013 Small Business Book Awards in the Personal Finance Category. That’s pretty amazing, considering that this is a kid money book, aimed at teaching young … Continue reading

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Don’t Leave Home Without …

Do you remember your first? It was like a rite of passage – a real feeling of being an adult. “No” would no longer be an option. This is how it happened to me. My belongings were carefully packed in … Continue reading

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Financial Literacy For YOUth

This back to school season, remember that financial literacy is for YOUth. It can enhance professional development and instruction in all subjects. The results are amazing – even with five-year olds! As a financial instructor, it has been my experience … Continue reading

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Sparks Fly with Candi Sparks on LEGENDS TV discussing financial literacy, self-esteem and anti-bullying with host Evan Ginzburg, co-host Jon Winell and Carmen M. Colon. Sparks Fly w/ Candi Sparks on LEGENDS TV The back to school season always puts … Continue reading

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The Problem with Back to School Backpacks

“The cute ones are often the worst.” Speaking of backpacks, not kids! Backpacks on the back to school shopping list means more than the making a choice between fabrics and colors. This post is to help ‘unpack’ the problems to … Continue reading

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