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Teach Your Children Well

  I had the chance to speak to Juniors and Seniors at a high school personal finance class recently – and let me tell you; …

Own It So You Can OWN It!

Over the past couple of years teaching personal finance classes, I see the biggest enrollment is at the beginning of the year. I think it may …

Don’t Be the One Who Forgets!

This quite possibly could come as a total shock to you: CHRISTMAS IS DECEMBER 25th! Snarkiness – it’s a dominant gene is my family. Here’s the …

Free Money Isn’t Really Free

  You’re going to think I’m a little weird after you read this-and honestly I feel a little weird. Last weekend I turned down free money. I …

Get a Raise Just by Reading This | Family Finance

Now before you think I’ve become some philanthropic guy who’s gonna start passing out cash…sorry, not gonna happen. How? By telling your money what to do. Here’s …

Kids and Phones…A Teachable Moment? | Family Finance

  I love telling people that my wife Jules and I have never paid a cell phone bill for our kids-it brings strange looks sometimes. First, let …

Paying With Cash Hurts And That’s The Point | Family Finance

What’s the one thing we do that is good for us, that we enjoy doing, yet causes us pain? Paying in cash.   Today, in the …

Isn’t That Why I Have an Emergency Fund?

  Sometimes we learn great lessons from our kids. My son recently bought his first car. Did you know that when you buy a car from an …

Don’t Pay DOUBLE For Your Next Big Purchase | Family Finance

  Pay Double? What a DEAL!   Imagine walking through your favorite store and you see a SALE tag. “Sweet! A deal!” you think to yourself. …

Have a Plan | Family Finance

Have. A. PLAN.   We took a couple of detours on our blog over the past few weeks. My son bought a car, which was an …