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The Cost of College Life

BLOG The Cost of College LifeThe college life is upon you and you’re excited to attend. Tuition is covered and paid for, and your dorm or apartment is waiting for you. Going to college will incur a lot of expenses that you may have not fully planned for. We have some helpful tips to consider when planning for the day-to-day …

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Back to School: How to Talk to Kids About Money

Back to School: How to Talk to Kids About MoneyIt’s an excellent time to teach your kids about the basics of money and spendingWhen we think of back to school, we think of what our kids will learn to set themselves up for success as adults. Among these is understanding finances and managing money. Parents may question the best time …

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Teaching Your Children About Money

Teaching Children About MoneyWhether to your children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, or the children of close friends, one of the most important things you can teach is how to manage money and invest for the future. The Three-Jar Allowance To learn how to manage money, children need some money to manage. Typically this money comes from from an allowance or …