A Father’s Perspective on Managing the Household Finances

I asked fellow Parenting 2.0 LinkedIn group members, “How do you share your money wisdom with your children?” One father’s response really impressed me so, that I decided to share his engaging hands-on approach to preparing his four children for the real world. I will change the name for the sake of privacy, but the […]

Is the Financial Literacy Movement Working?

April is financial literacy month, as so named by Congress in 2004. I have personally witnessed more and more exposure of financial education over the last five years that I have been actively been involved. Banks now have programs geared towards personal finances and financial education, 401k providers are including modules, and not to mention […]

America Saves Week – Take Action to Improve Your Financial Future Outlook

Guest Post: By Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Director. America Saves Week, February 24 – March 1, 2014, is a time to review your finances, decide what you want to save for, and set up a system that will allow you to save automatically. That’s why the America Saves Week theme is Set a Goal. […]

Are You Money Smart?

Last month I had the pleasure and opportunity to participate in a community event, Truth or Consequences: The Money Game, with Host, Glinda Bridgforth, nationally known speaker and author of Girl, Get Your Money Straight. The afternoon was filled with high energy and excitement, as the participant played games like, “Budgets Are Right” and “The […]

Sharing Money Wisdom With Your Children

You are your child’s first teacher. As a parent, you are teaching your children about money, whether intentionally or not. Many parents are not comfortable with teaching their children about money. The best method to share your money wisdom with your children is through open communication and positive role modeling. You will not get it […]