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3 reasons we need to teach personal finance in schools – now

Think back to high school – did you take a personal finance class? Maybe you learned a little something during economics, but that was right after lunch and all you wanted was a nap. During my high school experience I was not required to take a personal finance class to graduate, nor was such a […]

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Banking for Kids – 10 tips on starting your child’s first bank account

I decided recently that instead of buying a Boppy or an ironic onesie I was going to commit to a financial gift for my wonderful friend and mom-to-be. She has an amazing family that will 120% make sure she get all the necessities so I wanted to do something for her + baby that maybe […]

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Kids who get an allowance are better with money

2015 marks the 7th annual release of the “Parents, Kids and Money Survey” conducted by T. Rowe Price (find the report here). The idea and purpose behind the surveying of 1000 parents and 881 children is “To understand the basic financial knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of both parents of children ages 8-14 and their children […]

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The wolf of gum street: my first savings account.

I sat in the last school bus seat with what felt like an empire. It was organized delicately in a bubble top pencil box. At this point, I didn’t have to do anything but sit back and let the money speak for itself. At this point, I had a 5th grader executing all of the […]

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Slack panic attacks and how two guys are changing the allowance game forever…

NewTech PDX We use a pretty unique instant messenger called Slack to chat with each other throughout the day (and when I say unique, I mean I had never heard of it and I think it’s pretty cool). I was waking up to the sounds of push notifications getting closer and closer together. Adam was […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Child’s Financial Future

When you can barely find time to take a shower and get some semblance of dinner on the table, how could you possibly have time to dish up a healthy understanding of personal finance for your children? There are never enough hours in the day so here are 5 fast and easy ways to insure […]

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Bond, what is a: 007 facts on bonds

In my never ending quest to find an appropriate, low maintenance financial baby shower gift I decided, “What the hay, I’ll read up on some more options before settling on a 529 College Savings Plan.” As I’m researching, I see a few new terms on the table and find, “Bond, James bond,” but now, because […]

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