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 »

College Finances And Beyond

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Four students in college finances, walking towards future, secure in their college finances and beyond

Whether or not you’ve followed SageVest Kids’ age-based guide to financial literacy over the years, your student needs a good understanding of money basics as they head off to college. Many of the financial lessons they must learn apply to their college finances and beyond – the ability to budget, spend wisely, and save for… 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 »

How To Help Your Kids Develop Good Money Habits

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Teens on rock outcrop discuss good money habits for kids

A recent Charles Schwab survey evaluated the financial beliefs and behaviors of the next generation of Americans: young adults aged 16-25 [1]. The results proved enlightening. Overall, the group was optimistic about their future finances. However, the survey identified a number of potential obstacles to their financial success. Below, we highlight some of the survey’s… Read more »