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Keeping finances above water

This deep sea diver reminds me of the need to keep finances liquid. Homeowners complain that they’re underwater. Although hurricane Sandy comes to mind because of flooding, this is not the only way that they’re underwater. Homeowners say they’re underwater … Continue reading

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Everything comes around to value

My walk through the mall was infuriating when I saw the “sale” signs. An additional 50% off already reduced prices – two weeks after the major shopping season of the year. Great news for the frugal shopper, but uneducated consumers … 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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Financial Mistakes Teach Kids Money Management

Financial mistakes. Everyone makes them. Lending out too much money, overdrawn accounts, ignoring parking tickets, paying late fees on anything… these could add up to big losses over time. The biggest loser could be your financial future – yours and … 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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Are you raising a prince or a pauper?

Please join me and @RaisingGreatMen on the #momsofboys tweet chat on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 10pm EST to share your thoughts and tips on this subject. You could win a free copy of “Can I Have Some Money? book … Continue reading

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Kid money rules

Kid money rules Candi Sparks Money is a family matter that doesn’t come with instructions. We have to figure it out for ourselves. Parents wants their kids to do better with money. But telling your kids what to doesn’t work. … Continue reading

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The fiscal cliff hits home

Do you understand it? If not, here is a cool video featuring legos and superheroes that can help. Money is a family matter, and the fiscal cliff has arrived. There are many new tax codes that will play an important … Continue reading

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May the sauce with be with you

“The “secret sauce.” Everybody wants it. What is it? From the economic success of Latinas dishing it up in media, entertainment, and business, I’d say that Latina “salsa” is the new secret sauce. The warmth, family values and history of … Continue reading

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