Back-To-School Kids’ Financial Literacy Checklist

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Back-to-school signals a renewed focus on education. That includes your child’s financial education. The start of the new school year is the perfect time to review your kids’ proficiency with money. Use our back-to-school kids’ financial literacy checklist to prepare for the year ahead, with new and exciting financial learning opportunities that reinforce current skills… 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 »