When you have a baby, it’s hard to imagine that baby retiring from a 40-year career. But it’ll happen. If you’ve already figured out your retirement plan and have all of your financial ducks in a row, there are ways to start setting up your children for financial independence from the time they’re born that
A new survey shows just how financially and logistically hard summer can be for working families. Summer can be a wonderful, festive time to enjoy vacations, pool days and backyard BBQs with family and friends. But the season can also present a logistical—and financial—headache for many working families. After all, when school isn’t in session
Children are capable of more than we give them credit for. Adults often think of investing as a difficult topic, because it was difficult for them to learn at age 30 or 40, but children are so much more moldable and teachable. As parents, we’ve got to use that. Sometimes it means raising your expectations,
Bringing children into the world is an extremely rewarding prospect, but it’s also an expensive one. As such, you’d think parents would struggle to retain money after introducing kids into the mix. But actually, 34% of parents say they started investing more money after having children, according to data from Merrill Lynch and Age Wave.
Here’s the stark reality: Two-thirds of students who cannot read proficiently by the end of the fourth grade will end up in jail or on welfare. And, the Commission on Reading has found that introducing a child to books before starting school is the single most significant factor influencing their early educational success. So, books
It’s important to teach kids the concept of money early on. Here’s how to do it. Sawitree Pamee / EyeEm via Getty Images In a world of credit cards, online banking, tax codes, investments and retirement plans, keeping up with money can be tough for adults, and even more so for kids. So, for the