Teens Behaving Badly: Allowance Disasters

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If your teen is on an allowance, you’ve got to be prepared for impending disaster. They will make allowance mistakes. It’s coming, trust me. It’s just a matter of how big, and when. If your teen isn’t on an allowance yet, you’ll want to go a back a few weeks and start at the beginning of our teens and money …

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Keeping Tabs on Your Teen’s Allowance

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Once you’ve started handing over cash every month, your next goal should be working out how to keep track of your teen’s allowance.  Don’t worry, we’re here to help with some pretty simple ideas. (Don’t worry, this will be fun!) If your teen receives an allowance, you need to have frequent accountability conversations to ensure everything is going according to plan.  These …

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Your Kid’s Allowance: Five Secrets for Success

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Starting your teen on an allowance Would you like to start your teen on an allowance, but don’t know where to start? Or is your teen already on an allowance that’s not working, and you want to get it back on track? I’ve got some good news hear that should get you on the right path. Here are the five …

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I See a New Allowance in Your Teen’s Future

Teens are fascinating animals.  For their parents, they are a constant source of frustration and joy, shame and pride.  Sometimes it feels like you just can’t teach your teen anything.  Simply because you’re their parent, it feels like they will resist anything you telling them.  I think it’s a pride thing.  They don’t want to admit that your might actually know something, …

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Baby Steps to Teaching Kids About Money Webinar

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Here we are!  It’s back to school time once again! Is this the year you decided you would finally teach your kids about money? You want to figure out what to do about allowance.  How much to give the kids, how often they’d be paid, and heck, whether or not you even believed in the idea of an allowance for your …

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Want Your Kids Gone? Gotta Let Them Fail!

“I hope when my kids are in their 30s, and I’m in my 60s, that they come back to live with me for a few years.” Said no parent, ever. Why are so many kids moving back home?  And why are they now moving back home not in their 20s, but now in their 30s? A recent Pew analysis of …

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Kids Can Contribute to an IRA! No, Really!

Believe it or not, your kids can be making contributions to an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) at any age – provided they have some income. The benefits of having an IRA are awesome: investments grow tax-free in these accounts, so they get the full benefit of compound interest without taxes getting in the way. Kids also have the option of …

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