Budgeting

April 11, 2021
How to Prepare for a Family Financially

Since we know that everything affects everything, let’s talk about how our financial lives are impacted by our families. Over 80% of SaverLife members live with at least one other person—be that a parent, child, partner, or roommate—and even if you are single, you may have heard that having a baby can really break the…

April 09, 2021
How Can I Involve My Kids in Everyday Budgeting and Financial Decisions?

The home is the perfect place for kids of all ages to learn and practice personal finance. Here are some specific ways you can involve your kids in everyday budgeting and family finances, all while teaching important life lessons. Consult Your Kids When Making Your Monthly Budget Let your child know that you’re looking ahead…

April 02, 2021
How Early Should I Start Talking to My Kids About Money?

Do you ever wonder what is the right age to talk to your kids about money? Or what should you be talking to your kids about to help them understand and manage money well? Talking About Money Is Probably Easier Than You Expect Most kids are naturally interested in money, or the things that money…

March 30, 2021
SMART Goals Can Help You Achieve Your Dreams

Think about something that you want to accomplish in the future, like paying off credit card debt or student loans. Have you set a goal that will help you get there, or is it just something that you hope will happen? There is nothing wrong with hop...

April 06, 2021
How to Plan for the Cost of College with Your Kids

As a financial coach, I encourage parents to talk to their children about college as early as possible. Nowadays, college is one of the most expensive costs, next to a car or a home. Enrolling, paying, and attending college is also a complicated pr...