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Don’t Wait to Teach Kids About Money

kids and money claratii

The birds and bees seem to be a hot topic that parents nervously dance around. However, I am seeing and hearing the same attitude around money and family finances.

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Feature Highlight: Know what’s safe to spend with Unallocated Funds

A picture of Levi's jeans with a price tag which says "$ SAFE"

Recently, I ran out of pants. I was down to just two pairs of jeans which weren’t torn at the ankles or blown out at the knees. I decided that I should just bite the bullet go out and buy

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Using your “Daily Spend” to keep your perspective

Getting Perspective Lifehacker featured a post today, The Behaviors that Destroy Your Financial Health (and How to Avoid Them), and in there is a point which says losing your financial perspective is bad. A solution offered is for you to understand

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Taking a Bite out of Food Spending: The Cash System

Pony asking "do I smell sugar?" sugar free diet

Today is day 8 for our family steering away from sugar. That’s right, cake, cookies, brown sugar in oatmeal, ice cream and our jackpot of Christmas candy is out. The only exceptions are honey that can be used in a small amount

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