Teaching Money Management to Kids

How We are Teaching Money Management to our Children

Do you teach money management to your children? We have finally started working on it with the girls, and it is going really well. Head on over to Kingdom First Mom to check out our method for teaching money management to kids. I think teaching kids money management is one of the most important tasks we ...

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Free Budget Software from Mint.com

Mint is a FREE online budget/money management software. Mint helps you: Create a budget Track your spending Save money Make your bank account a LOT easier to manage. I have never used Mint, but I have heard many good things about it from several friends. I am going to sign up right now. Do you use Mint? What do you like ...

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Thinking Ahead: Keep Documents Safe in a Safety Deposit Box

One of the ways I keep my important documents safe is by storing them in a safety deposit box at my local bank. For me, it is a security blanket in case anything ever happens to my home. For my box, I pay an annual fee of $28, that is automatically deducted from my account in ...

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Thinking Ahead: In Case of Emergency, Think ICE

Source: ian_crowther No one likes to think an emergency is going to happen to us, but occasionally, we all face unexpected events. Sometimes, those include emergencies. Car wreck. Sudden illness. Injury. Even if the emergency doesn't happen to you personally, you can still be effected in a major way. And, I don't know about you, but when something unexpected happens, ...

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Thinking Ahead: Do You Have an Emergency Fund?

An emergency fund is an account that is used to set aside funds to be used in an emergency. The purpose of the fund is to improve financial security by creating a safety net of funds that can be used to meet emergency expenses as well as reduce the need to use high interest debt, ...

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