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A Millennial Gave Me A Money Lesson

I learned that to have a conversation with millennials about money, the context is more important than the subject. I am thankful for the lesson. Continue reading

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Back to School Activities and Lesson Plans

School budgets are in effect! There’s a whirlwind of networking, collaborating and masterminding happening now.  Teachers are sharing new and improved ways to implement instruction.  An exciting school year lies ahead! The New York City schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña, is directing … Continue reading

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Visualizing my dream

Lately I’ve been visualizing my dream. Actually another one of my dreams.   Here’s a sneak preview. As the dream becomes reality, it is making people happy and improving lives.  It could be the dream is providing the missing ingredient — … 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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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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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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What Parents Learn from Kids Allowance

Kids outgrow everything – from rolling backpacks to last year’s school supplies. What works when they’re younger is sure to fail, if given enough time. That dollar allowance for every year equal to their age is cool – up until … Continue reading

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Allowance is bad for children, the manipulator, the negotiator and the appreciator

Whether or not to give children an allowance is up to you. In many cases it is also up to the child.  Some (parents and children, that is) do not want to endure a complicated process and will forego the … Continue reading

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