How to raise financially responsible kids

Jackie Cohen •
Kids Ain't Cheap

Set a good example when comes to money habits, and you’ll raise financially responsible kids. Here’s how. Be Transparent About Finances In many homes, money is treated like a well-guarded secret. The majority of parents do not tell their children how much money they make or how much things cost. Financial secrecy in households breeds

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How to save money as a wedding guest

Wintrust

Wedding season is here! That might mean you’ve got more than a few weddings your budget didn’t account for. While celebrating the love between friends and family is certainly a happy occasion, the cost of attending weddings – and especially being a member of the wedding party – can add up quickly. According to “USA

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How to gift a 529 college savings account

Alicia Adamczyk •
Lifehacker
Going to school

You don’t have children of your own, but you’d like to help your friends’ kids pay for college. Here’s what you need to know about gifting a 529 account. This is what individual experts have to say generally about an issue that affects each person differently—if you want personalized advice you should see a financial

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