For both parents and students, off-to-school shopping can be an important financial lesson that should be shared. It is a prime opportunity for parents to get to teach their kids a few remaining lessons about budgeting and personal finance: two very important lessons college kids should be learning before leaving the nest. Here are fifteen … Read more15 Tips to Avoid Overspending for First-Time College Students
Whenever the question of paying for college comes up, it seems to spark a heated debate. Some parents want to pay for it all, others are firm believers that their children should have to put themselves through college, and there is a third group that thinks half and half is a good solution. When we … Read morePay For College or Make Them Work for It?
This article is part of the Money Matters for All Ages group writing project being conducted by the M-Network and other blogging friends. See the bottom of this article for the full list of participants and links to their articles. Please check back daily, as I will update the links as new articles are posted! … Read moreMoney Matters for All Ages – The Chaotic Thirties
On Monday night, I stumbled upon the Dave Ramsey Prime Time on Fox Business Network Show and stopped channel surfing to watch it. I heard about Dave Ramsey through my friends — many of whom greatly admire him (e.g., Ana, Randall, Lynnae, Gibble, and Mrs. Micah). Personally, I like how he helps thousands of people get … Read moreDave Ramsey’s College Savings Advice
A week ago my wife bought me a book, Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki. This book has been around for many years, but I didn’t read it until my wife threw it on my lap. My first reaction was inspired and mesmerized — the book got me thinking about money and wealth … Read moreA Review of Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad Poor Dad