Useful Financial Guardrails for College Families!

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in General | 0 comments

“If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.” – Ivan Turgenev Financial independence training is a short-term pain, for a long term gain. But it’s terribly important because “untrained” college students are sitting ducks for unscrupulous financial service companies and their own lack of financial sense. So, […]

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Financial Independence 2: No More Surprises

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in General | 0 comments

“Wisdom is learning to let go when you want to hang on. Courage is learning to hang on when you want to let go.” – Mark Amend This is second in a continuing series on real financial independence, and I’m here to alert you to those items in a family‘s financial life that can wreck […]

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Raising Financially-Smart Adolescents

Posted by on Aug 26, 2013 in General | 0 comments

“Successful people are simply those with successful habits.” – Brian Tracy   I’ll spare you the stories, but needless to say: I’ve seen so many otherwise-loving and wise parents somehow forget to ready their children for the financial realities of adult life. Instead, they simply hand them credit cards, pack up their cars and head […]

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Calm Finances During A Storm!

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in General | 0 comments

It’s my firm belief that how you choose to think about your circumstances has a subtle, yet profound, impact on how you handle storms. I’ve written often on this subject, so I won’t belabor it again.   Instead, this week, I thought I’d give you a short rundown on specific, financial steps to put in […]

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