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The Worst Financial Advice for YOU(th)

As a child, there’s no quick and easy way to achieve financial independence. It’s mostly through trial and error that children learn money management. Yes, parents, its YOUR financial trials and YOUR financial errors that are the children’s greatest teachers. … 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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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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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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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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Your kid’s pot of gold

  Candi Sparks   Kids believe in a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Probably because the fairy tales have happy endings. It’s great to keep the optimism going, as long as we also keep it real … Continue reading

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Fifty shades of finance

  Candi Sparks In romance and finance, its all fifty shades of grey. How it ends depends on where you come from and how you handle your issues. Bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James gives readers complicated relationships … Continue reading

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I won the lottery!

I won the lottery!  No, I am not changing my number to hide from friends.  In fact I am actually thinking about giving it out! The lottery I am referring to got me in the front row at the hottest … Continue reading

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Financial Fights Drive Kids into Debt

Blame the parents.  Financial fights drive kids into debt. College credit card debt is caused by parents squabbling over money.  Not in every case, but this is the likely outcome, according to a study by East Carolina University (ECU) published … Continue reading

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Cute Kid Wants Cash

\ An MSN video on the “Bubble” channel features a video “Cute 2 Year Old Only Wants Cash”  You can watch it and come back to chat with me on this blog. The video is interesting because the child is … Continue reading

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