Category: Raise Money-Smart Kids

Financial attitudes and lessons are formed at a young age – some say even as early as 7 years old! That’s why it’s crucial for parents to start teaching their kids about money early.

UTMA vs 529: How Are These Accounts Different?

UTMA vs 529: How Are These Accounts Different? Mother Walking with Daughter

Any parent who has stopped to consider the different expenses related to having a child probably knows what it’s like to have their vision clouded with dollar signs. Raising children can be expensive! If you plan to help them save for college and early adulthood, it can be even more costly. But there are different […]

Investing for Kids: How to Get Them Started Today – w/ Rishi Vamdatt

Investing for Kids: How to Get Them Started Today – w/ Rishi Vamdatt Rishi Vamdatt

Amy asks “How can I get my kids interested in investing? And where should I start?” To help me answer her question, I invited Rishi Vamdatt to the show. Rishi is an 11-year-old financial educator who is the creator of Easy Peasy Finance, a YouTube channel focused on helping kids learn about money. Rishi’s knowledge […]

What is the Best Way to Invest for My Child’s Future?

What is the Best Way to Invest for My Child’s Future? Happy child

Kat from San Diego touched base and wanted to know the best way to invest for her child’s future. Here’s her question: “My husband & I are looking into opening an investment/savings account for our 8 month son.  We currently opened a separate savings for him via Ally & have a CD through a different […]

Goalsetter Review: A Financial Literacy App for Kids

Goalsetter Review: A Financial Literacy App for Kids Girl looking at tablet

Are you looking to teach your kids financial literacy? Sooner or later, we’re going to get that question from our kids … “Can I have some money?” Tanya Van Court, CEO and Founder of Goalsetter, drops by to share how her app is helping families all across the country gain financial literacy and financial empowerment. […]

Holiday Gifts: Managing Expectations with your Kids

Holiday Gifts: Managing Expectations with your Kids

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is upon us and we’re about to start shopping for gifts for our kids. Yes, we want to see their faces lit up with joy when they get that new toy they’ve always wanted, but we also want to make sure we’re not going into major […]

Kid’s Books About Money: 10 Children’s Stories to Develop Financial Literacy and Empowerment

Kid’s Books About Money: 10 Children’s Stories to Develop Financial Literacy and Empowerment Father and daughter reading books about money

I love to read books to my kids before they go to bed. It’s a special time when we relax, joke around, and maybe learn a thing or two. Since I’m a bit of a money nerd, I often choose kid’s books about money. Over time, my obvious tricks of getting my kids interested in […]

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