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Allowances and Children: Some Simple Facts of Life

By |2017-01-18T08:12:06+00:00August 17th, 2009|Allowance News, Financial Literacy News, Latest from Elisabeth|

It's hard to disagree with the idea that in life we trade one thing for another. We trade our time and energy for money. We trade our time and energy for food, water, shelter, protection, and a whole lot more. In addition to trading 'things', we trade 'ways of being'. Adults trade being good employees, [...]

Hey mom, let’s talk about money

By |2008-10-03T15:34:48+00:00October 3rd, 2008|Financial Literacy News, Financial Literacy/Intelligence, Latest from Elisabeth|

My dad passed away unexpectedly last year and, as emotionally difficult as it was to go through his things, the family was heartened to find that Dad had quietly done us yet one more huge favor. He left behind impeccable financial records and a one-page letter telling exactly where to find everything. His letter was [...]