It’s natural for a parent to see their child do something special and optimistically project their success into world-class talent. Maybe your daughter plays tennis well or your son seems very comfortable with a golf club. It’s easy to imagine your child becoming the next Serena Williams or Tiger Woods. In fact, 80% of parents
An estimated 45.7 million American children ages 6-17 take part in one or more sports. For many of their parents, those athletic endeavors can cost thousands of dollars each year. In fact, spiraling costs receive part of the blame for participation numbers declining 9% over five years. But there’s good news. While you can’t put
Professional athletes often find themselves on shaky financial footing when they retire. This happens despite the fact that many of them make more money in one year than the average worker will make in a lifetime. Lifestyle inflation is real, people. As you accumulate expensive things, you expect more and better things in the future.