Saving And Spending Milestones For Kids By Age

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Little girl with three jars of money applies saving and spending milestones for kids by age to her saving method

Spending in the present while saving for the future are two key money concepts every child and adult must learn to balance. Spending and saving are mutual partners in that savings frequently support future spending objectives (i.e., college or retirement). SageVest Kids offers an overview of saving and spending milestones for kids, by age, to… Read more »

TEACHING CHARITABLE GIVING

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Teaching Charitable Giving

The holiday season and year’s end motivate many people to give charitably, whether by donating money to a specific cause, volunteering at a local food bank, or providing gifts to families in need, as examples. However, teaching your children the meaning behind giving, and instilling philanthropy as a family value can be done throughout the… Read more »

Financial Helicopter Parenting – What Works

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Helicopter parent Mom high fives son while studying in library

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 »

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

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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 »