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School Shopping And Kids’ Financial Education

July 18, 2019

The long summer vacation is almost over, and those busy back-to-school schedules are looming large on the calendar. There’s school shopping to accomplish between now and the first day of the new school year. Here are some quick pointers from SageVest Kids on how you can turn school shopping into teachable moments in support of… Read more »


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15 Fun Money Activities For Kids

June 18, 2019

Keeping your kids entertained during the long summer vacation period can prove challenging, and the cost of summer camps can quickly add up. To balance the expense of summer activities and help keep your family budget on track, SageVest Kids offers a quick list of 15 fun money activities for kids that are easy, low-cost,… Read more »


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529 Plans And Other Savings Account Options For Your Child

May 29, 2019

Did your child just receive a birthday check? Are you trying to get a head start on saving for your kids’ college costs? Or are you looking to help your kids later in life? There are many different types of accounts available for the benefit of your child. Which one you choose depends on a… Read more »


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Financial Helicopter Parenting – What Works

April 15, 2019

Two articles recently ran in The Washington Post about helicopter parenting. The first, Park The Helicopter, Parents, discussed how and why parents should step back from this style of parenting, empowering kids to become their own advocates. The second, The Parent Trap, exposed how helicopter parenting leads to academic and income inequalities, where kids with… Read more »


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Parental Peer Pressure

March 26, 2019

50 wealthy parents were recently charged in a high-profile college admissions scandal. Allegedly, they used bribes, falsified admission scores, and faked athletic prowess to get their kids into elite colleges. Parental peer pressure is real. It arises in a multiplicity of parenting situations, not just college placement. The wealthier you are, the more you may… Read more »