10 Simple Ways to Talk to Your Child about Money

Be Honest Kids are so observant and naturally curious. They will openly ask questions about money (Why is that person homeless? Are we rich? Why can’t I have…..?) and sometimes as parents we struggle with how to answer these questions appropriately. In his book, The Opposite of Spoiled, Ron Lieber talks about this very thing […]

4 Weeks With The Boys at Ycap

Thanks to a generous donation from MedicTests I have spent my last 3 Mondays with the boys at Ycap. Ycap is a mentorship program through the YMCA. According to their website Y-CAP is: “an early intervention and prevention program for youth ages 10-15 who have been referred to us either through the juvenile court system […]

The Connection Between School, Extracurricular Activity, and Financial Literacy

I recently read an Article discussing the connections between kids doing chores and success. It explains how by highlighting the skills learned during the process of doing chores such as time management, being a cooperative and productive member of society, and delaying gratification. It explains that this simple act of enforcing a reasonable amount of […]

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