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Financial Literacy Bingo

As parents, we want to make sure we set up our kids for success. One way to help make sure our kids are ready for success and the real world is to help make sure they understand how to use money appropriately. Education is meant to help our students learn new skills and school is […]

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Tips for Saving Money in 2019

It's that time of year to tighten our budgets. Some of us may have overspent this past year or simply want a healthier financial picture. Or both! Here are some ways to effortlessly save money. Reevaluate your regular spending Take a close look at your bills and renegotiate or change providers wherever possible. We cut the [...]
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Lessons to learn from an Allowance

There are many ideas about allowance.  Some parents refuse to give kids an allowance because they are supposed to provide for the kids. Other parents just give a weekly amount of money for the kid to spend. Others will give money for work—sometimes extra work or work that is already expected of them (making bed, […]

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Thinking About the Tough Stuff

I am probably on the worrier side of things. I generally follow the motto of plan for the worst but hope for the best. For me, I will think about what we’re going to do and anticipate all necessary things I can have planned to make sure everything goes smoothly. I can remember this winter […]

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Money Smart Tips from National Experts

April is National Financial Literacy Month. A month to educate and celebrate spending wisely, thinking through purchases, paying off debt, budgeting, and all things related to money. It so important to celebrate this month and to work with our children to make better financial decisions. Research suggests that children have low levels of financial literacy and […]

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