The Perfect Time To Teach Your Kids About Money Is Earlier Than You Think

The Perfect Time To Teach Your Kids About Money Is Earlier Than You Think Whether we like it or not, money decisions permeate just about every aspect of our adult lives. Everything from going to the grocery store to filling up the gas tank to what college we choose involves money decisions. Even if money is far from what is most important to you, it’s impossible to get away from dealing with it. For that reason, it’s important to master your finances and make your money work for you. It’s crucial to pass these skills on to our children so they can become successful, independent and happy adults. Keep reading…

The Secret Behind How I’m Saving 40% of My Pay Along with this keen interest in personal finance comes the consumption of a lot of other money-related journalism and ideologies. One of the most interesting? A movement among other bloggers called the “50% Club,” in which members challenge themselves to put away half their income each month. I loved the idea and hoped that by joining, I’d become a better saver. Keep reading…

Should millennials plan retirement the way boomers did? Saving for — and even defining — life after work can vary greatly among generations. According to a new Merrill Lynch study , nearly three-quarters (72%) of adults 50-plus say an “ideal” retirement will include working. Meanwhile, millennials in their early 30s and younger are more concerned with retiring debt than saving for retirement, according to Wells Fargo research . Financial strategies to achieve retirement goals reflecting these generational differences often require age-suitable customization. Keep reading…

We Need Energy Miracles I (Bill Gates) often talk about the miracle of vaccines: With just a few doses, they protect children from deadly diseases forever. When it comes to clean energy, we need breakthroughs that are just as miraculous. Just like vaccines, clean-energy miracles don’t just happen by chance. We have to make them happen, through long-term investments in research and development. Unfortunately, right now neither the private sector nor the U.S. government is making anywhere near the scale of investment it takes to produce these breakthroughs. Keep reading…

5 Personal Finance Tips for Parents School may be out for kids, but it’s time for us parents to sharpen our pencils. Do you receive a passing grade in planning and saving for your child’s college education? Here are five personal finance tips to help you get an “A.” Keep reading…

 

 

 

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  1. Chance January 27, 2016

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