• Kids & Money

    How to Talk to Kids About Money From a Teacher

    As a teacher, I talk to kids about money and financial literacy. I teach 12-to 14-year-olds about personal finance in middle school. The money topics include discussing the household budget, debit cards, credit cards, money habits, and making a financial decision. These are valuable lessons and important conversations about money.  However, it can be quite challenging teaching kids financial literacy…

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  • Kids & Money

    Why You Should Talk To Your Child About Money Now

    Right now is the time to talk to your child about money.Millennials are not just college students. Many millennials are in their 30s and many are raising a family. Every generation learns the habits of the previous generation whether they approved of those habits or not. The subject of money has become more openly discussed among millennials but there are still some…

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  • Kids & Money

    How to Talk to Your Kids About Saving Money

    It’s important to talk to your child about saving money. Some parents may be more comfortable talking about reproduction with their children than money. That’s because we hold so much emotion about our own financial situation. We also may not have the actual financial understanding to speak confidently about what our kids need to know about money. In my own…

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    Payday Loans for Military – What to Know and Alternatives

    Being in the military is a difficult job. As a former sailor I personally know that between deployments, transfers, and regular day-to-day events it is difficult to be financially stable. This is especially difficult for younger military members who live paycheck-to-paycheck. I was one of those people. It’s an easy thing to fall into because while you are in the military you will…

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