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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…

Budgeting  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…

Finances 101  April 04, 2021
Keep It in the Family: How to Pass on Money and Assets to Family Members

Creating a plan for how you will pass on money or other assets (anything you own) is called estate planning. Many people think that if they don’t have a lot of money or assets (like homes, cars, and jewelry), they don’t have an “estate.” But the fact is we all have an estate. How you…

Budgeting  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 naturall...

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...

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