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.

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Raise Money-Smart Kids

What is it like Giving Away $100 to a Random Person?

Last week, I took on a giving challenge from Rockstar Finance. They supplied me with $100 and the guidance to “do some good” in my community. I’m all about doing good, but I had no…

December 21, 2017

Why I Won’t Give My Kids An Allowance

The concept of giving my kids an allowance bothers me. “You exist therefore you get money.” That concept doesn’t work in the real world. Why would I want to teach that to my kids?

December 7, 2017

10 Smart Ways to Save Money During the Holidays

The holiday season is a time for family, fun and relaxation. For those of us who are in debt or looking to save for the future, the holidays can unfortunately feel like a time of…

November 22, 2017

MKM Challenge: There’s a Better “You” Inside this Book

[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/marriagekidsandmoney/MKM46.mp3″ social_linkedin=”true” social_pinterest=”true” social_email=”true” image=”https://www.marriagekidsandmoney.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Marriage-Kids-and-Money-Podcast-Artwork-1400×1400.jpg”]If you’re like me, your relaxation and decompression time comes with reading a good book. It is an excellent way to relieve stress, work your brain and learn something new.

September 4, 2017

Why More Parents are Getting 529 College Savings Accounts

One sign of hope coming out of the huge student loan crisis lately is that parents are starting to save more for future college expenses. According to Fidelity in 2016, families saving for college has…

June 2, 2017

How to Create a Chore and Reward System for Kids

This month, my goal is to get my daughter Zoey focused on helping out more around the house. I remember when I was a kid, we had a chore chart list and if I completed…

April 3, 2017
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