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Please Stop Spoiling My Kid - Guest Post at Mustard Seed Money

Please Stop Spoiling My Kid


Today, I am honored to have a guest post featured on Mustard Seed Money! Below is a snippet, but please click over to Mustard Seed Money to read about why I’m finally putting my foot down when it comes to material gifts for my son. Please Stop Spoiling My Kid When I was pregnant with our first child, I remember my…

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How to Hold an Effective Family Budget Meeting

How to Hold an Effective Family Budget Meeting


Does your family have family meetings?  What about family budget meetings?  According to T.Rowe Price’s annual Parents, Kids, & Money survey, you probably don’t.  In the 2016 survey, 71% of parents said they were reluctant to talk to their kids about money and 59% of parents said they only do it when the kids bring it up.  The sad part…

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April is Financial Literacy Month - Learn something new about money with your family!

Financial Literacy Month: Get Money Smart With Your Kids This Month!


It may be freezing rain here, but April has arrived, and it is a fantastic day. April 1st kicks off the first day of Financial Literacy Month! In 2004, the Senate officially declared April Financial Literacy Month to combat the lack of financial education available to Americans.  Did you know that two-thirds of Americans are financially illiterate, according to a recent FINRA study?…

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5 ways to involve your kids in the family budget.

5 Ways to Involve Kids in the Family Budget


Teaching our children sound financial values, especially when we don’t feel like we always have them ourselves, is a major challenge for a lot of families. It can be difficult to know what information is age appropriate, where to start, and how to answer the tough questions kids are so good at asking. So to make the process a little…

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An Open Letter to My Son About Money


This weekend my son turned one.  He is an incredibly happy boy who fills our lives with giggles, can already out eat many a grown man, and never stops moving.  Because Mama Fish Saves started so recently, many people at his party were asking me questions about money, when we planned to start allowance with Fuss Fish, saving for college,…

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