This is a powerful question and one that every parent who has student loan debt will have to decide at some time in their financial journey. This is certainly one of the most asked questions in personal finance and one that can be loaded with guilt.
It’s loaded with guilt because some parents feel if [...]
Santa brought the kids really cool water bottles this year. It was hard for Santa to do, because at $12 a bottle he felt like there may have been a better way to spend his money, yet in the long term probably not.
There were three major reasons Santa brought the kids hip water bottles:
There are moments in parenthood where you cry, laugh, and sometimes do both at the same time. But, then there are other moments when you have a deep, sincere moment of absolute joy when you realize that something you have been trying to teach your child is starting to stick and they start to share [...]
I recently read an article that indicated that the White House was trying to create an additional tax cut that rewarded the average American with nearly $400 a year in tax savings and a married couple would receive $800 a year in order to stimulate the economy.
My question to you, do you really think [...]
More and more lately it has become relevant how much mastering the fundamentals helps in achieving our goals.
Think about the athlete who trains for the Olympics or even for the opportunity to play Major League Baseball. They practice fundamentals of the game consistently. The sprinter practices coming out of the box over and over. [...]
Welcome Financial Bloggers (and those who found there way here by circumstance)!
Are you ready for FinCon 2012? I’m disappointed to share that I will not be with you in Denver this year. At least I won’t physically be there as I had to make decisions on where to spend my money this year. After [...]
Welcome to 2012! I can’t believe how fast time is flying by these days. Managing multiple banks, starting a health and nutrition business, and our three toddler household makes finding a dull moment difficult.
In years past, I felt that setting a New Year’s Resolution was a setting yourself up for failure. [...]
Guest blog by Anna Miller of SmartAsset.com
It is more than common knowledge by now that it is much easier to get in debt than out and way easier to put on pounds than to take them off. Sheer will in these cases works for a very rare and lucky few, but for the rest [...]
As I work with people both inside and out of the bank, I come across some interesting financial situations. Also, being a father in a single income (mostly single income, my wife works a PT job in the evenings) household, I experience a lot of interesting financial situations.
I have taken and taught Financial [...]
First, we need to understand why a change took place. The Durbin [...]
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