Here are some tips from fellow parents and experts in the personal finance space to teach your teen how to budget.

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  Recently, I published the post How I Graduated From College In 2.5 Years With 2 Degrees and Saved $37,500. While I did graduate quickly and there are benefits related to that, there are things I missed out on by rushing my college experience. Now I wouldn’t say I had the worst college experience, but I also wouldn’t […]

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We all have our favorite small businesses, including our go-to date night restaurant and favorite thrift store. These places serve more than great food and looks — they build jobs in the community, put children through school, and are the…

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When you hear the term “coaching,” it’s easy to think of the whistle-blowing leader of your child’s little league team or a motivational life coach who pens self-help books. Yet a stream of young professionals are now giving that term new meaning. They are spinning off parts of their businesses — and even creating whole […]

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Taking out a life insurance policy is a great way to protect your family’s financial future. A policy can also be a useful financial planning tool. But life insurance is a notoriously tricky subject to tackle. One of the hardest challenges is deciding whether term life or whole life insurance is a better fit for… Read More

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There’s something weird happening with the real estate markets today. Normally in a recession, demand for rentals goes up while demand for houses goes down. But if there’s anything 2020 has taught us, it’s that everything is turned on its head right now.  Instead, we’re seeing an interesting trend: despite the ongoing pandemic, home-buying is […]

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Investing in your retirement early is the best way to ensure financial stability as you age, especially when it comes to understanding various retirement options. Getting started may feel overwhelming — luckily we’re here to help. We help break down…

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When I first connected with Julia and John, the Queens, NY couple was expecting their first child and grappling with some debt, a lack of savings and income prior to the baby’s arrival. The couple was basically living paycheck to…

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