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Kids most influential person of the year

Who is influencing your kids the most? You might think it’s someone on the Time 100 list. Maybe it’s Jay Z, Miley Cirus or even Michelle Obama. For the most part, if you’re a parent, it’s more likely to be … Continue reading

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Shopper Safety

Shopping is about more than getting the best price. It’s also about staying safe – whether it’s in the retail store during Friday frenzy, or shopping online for holiday merchandise. Let the buyer be wary and beware – here’s how. … Continue reading

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Our biggest financial fear

Halloween is a fun time of year. Dressing up in costumes for trick-or-treating lets kids make light of what could otherwise be scary. For them, make believe scary is good fun. In real life, scary stuff is no fun at … 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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Your Money Never Stops Working

Happy  Labor Day!  Hopefully, you have the day off, but your money never stops working.  Here are a few tips and tricks for stretching those back to school dollars into money lessons for kids.       Buy With Cash … Continue reading

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Miley’s Money Message

Whether or not you approve, Miley is a grown woman who can do whatever she wants. Since she is also a celebrity, she also gets to do whatever she wants with your kids watching. Let’s use the 2013 VMA’s as … Continue reading

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Broken Piggy Bank

This summer we broke the piggy bank! For once we went for broke, it was time to enjoy the warm weather and celebrate life with a splurge! Now that school is just around the corner its time to re-think the … Continue reading

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Time is Well Spent at the Bank with Your Kids

  I prefer to do some things the old fashioned way.  Like banking. I like going to the bank. I have been going ever since I was a kid. A lot of my upbringing was spent going to the bank … Continue reading

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Will work for food, allowance and chores

Some parents give allowance for chores. Work for pay may prevent a child from believing in entitlement. It  also helps the child to experience the value of doing work for money.  It’s good training for getting and keeping a job. … Continue reading

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