7 THINGS TO DO THE SUMMER BEFORE SENIOR YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL

7 THINGS TO DO THE SUMMER BEFORE SENIOR YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL

Parents! Have your child do these 7 things over the summer and you and your child will have an enjoyable senior year.

>>The last year of high school is extremely busy and goes by super fast.

>>This to do list seems like a lot of work while on summer break, but believe me you and your child will be glad it's finished before school starts.

>>Again the more your child can get done this summer the more enjoyable senior year of high school will be for the entire family.

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How to Build Credit without a Credit Card

How to Build Credit without a Credit Card

Credit is something that everyone needs. If in the future you want your child to be able to buy their own car or house, they will need to have established credit. If the thought of giving your child a credit card brings beads of sweat to your forehead and makes your hands feel clammy, then you aren’t alone. Setting your child loose with a credit card without knowledge of how credit works or them being mature enough could be detrimental to their future. So we are kind of in a dilemma here aren’t we? On one hand you want your child to have established credit, but on the other hand there is no way you are setting your child loose with a credit card. What if I told you, you can do both? Continue reading if you would like to know how to build credit without a credit card.

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Want to be Financially Healthy? Start a Budget

Want to be Financially Healthy? Start a Budget

Budgeting is crucial to having a financially healthy life. If you aren’t using a budget it is time you start. Knowing where your money goes not only will give you peace of mind but will also help you maintain control of your finances and build a better financial future. Creating a budget is easy but sticking to a budget can be challenging. Learn how to create a budget and discover the best budgeting apps to help you stick to your budget.

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The Importance of Financial Literacy and a Secure Financial Future

The Importance of Financial Literacy and a Secure Financial Future

April is National Financial Literacy Month. We will be dedicating the entire month to inform our readers about topics and tools they can use to learn how to effectively handle money as well as deal with debt.

It is not surprising that America as a whole has money issues. According to the Federal Reserve the US National Debt is $21 trillion and counting. As American people, we don’t have our priorities and maybe even values straight. We live beyond our means. More than that, we have a lack of financial education. I’m not going to play the blame game for who is responsible for the lack of financial literacy. I do however want to convey the importance of financial literacy and how being financially literate can help secure a successful financial future. In this post you will find 10 resources that will help you and your child become money smart!

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