Free Summer Fun? Here Are 8 Easy Ideas

It’s summer again!  Here are 8 easy ideas for some free summer fun: 1. Geocaching All over the world, people are hiding little treasure troves (caches) for you to find.  It’s free!  All you need is a cell phone with GPS — it can even be an old one with no service — and a list of local cache locations from …

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Paying For College Through Bribery?

It’s late May – are you starting to think about the bribes you’ll be paying out this spring? The end of the school year is rapidly approaching.  Your kids are probably busy with end-of-year projects, and studying for finals.  There’s probably some whining, and a few late nights.  You might find yourself reminding your kids of the importance of sticking …

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Why We’re Doing This: Part Two

Just a few weeks ago, the new and revised copy of Investing in Your 401k Kid was released in paperback.  Yippee!  If you’d like a copy, you can snag one here. One of the additions we made when releasing the print version was to add a Preface.  We’ve commonly explained our reason for coming up with our kids’ budgeting plan as …

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Mother’s Day – Rescued by your kids’ financial responsibility

Fathers, admit it:  you’ve been here before.  It’s two days to Mother’s Day, and you’re at a crossroads: “It should really be the kids getting her gifts — after all, she’s not my mother!” “I don’t know when I could be getting Mother’s Day gifts – I have a full-time job, you know!” “Maybe the kids could just make an …

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