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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 »


6 Choices That’ll Impact Your Teen’s Future Income

February 4, 2019

A critical aspect of teaching your teen about money that’s often overlooked is helping them set realistic expectations about their future lifestyle. It can be hard to understand that the lifestyle your family enjoys now has taken time and effort to accumulate.  As you make decisions together about college, make sure your teen is aware… Read more »