Here are some tips from fellow parents and experts in the personal finance space to teach your teen how to budget.
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No one intends to drop out of college. If you show up to campus for your freshman year, chances are you plan to graduate in four years and use your degree to land a job. Maybe you even have the…
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When most parents offer to fund their childâs tuition, itâs with the expectation that their financial circumstances will remain relatively unchanged. Even with minor dips in income or temporary periods of unemployment, a solid plan will likely see the child…
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This is not a great time to be looking for career experience. Industries are suffering, opportunities are scarce and most people are working from home. But if youâre in need of an internship, there are still plenty of options to…
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Saving and investing for college expenses may seem overwhelming, but setting aside even small amounts can give your child a head start. While many people are aware of tax-efficient investing accounts like 529 plans, you may not know about UGMA/UTMA accounts – another way to save for educational and other expenses.
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Weâre living in an age of convenience. Groceries can be delivered, clothes can be picked out for you and just about every TV show and movie ever made can be beamed straight into your living room. If I had the…
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If you have a special child in your life, you may be wondering what to put under the tree this year. One long-lasting and truly meaningful way to show the child in your life that you care is by taking…
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Loan forgiveness is a trade-off. It’s about incentivizing graduates to work in low paying or otherwise undesirable positions in exchange for erasing or significantly reducing their student loan balance. Without these programs, important community institutions would be severely understaffed. If…
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For most college students, trying to save money is a way of life. Whether it’s pirating textbooks, dumpster diving for food, or “borrowing” toilet paper from the library bathroom, students tend to find clever ways to pinch pennies. But one…
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