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 »

School Shopping And Kids’ Financial Education

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Mom and daughter school shopping together

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 »

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 »

Parental Peer Pressure

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Mother urging child to complete race is an example of the competitiveness of parental peer pressure and c

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 »