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The School of Life: What I’d Teach My Students if I Started a School

By |2017-01-18T08:11:50+00:00February 14th, 2013|Financial Literacy/Intelligence, Latest from Elisabeth|

I look around at kids these days, and by kids I mean anyone under 30, and wonder what it is exactly we are teaching them at home and at school? I know I'm not alone in this inquiry...parents, teachers and adults everywhere are questioning what American children are learning and how to change this as [...]

Teach Your Kids About Identity Theft!

By |2017-01-18T08:12:06+00:00May 5th, 2009|Financial Literacy/Intelligence, Latest from Elisabeth|

In any economy, it's a known fact that there are people who do unscrupulous activities to make money illegally by using other's people identities. Knowing this, you can teach your children some very basic precautions to minimize their risk for having their identity stolen and used against them when they get older. Here there are... [...]

Top 6 Personal Financial Obstacles – Part I

By |2017-01-18T08:12:13+00:00November 25th, 2008|Financial Literacy/Intelligence, Latest from Elisabeth|

A review of some of the key concepts within Robert Kiyosaki’s book “Rich Dad, Poor Dad”, in which he outlines the 6 personal obstacles to financial success, defines them in detail, and then describes how to overcome those obstacles. Part one of the series covers overcoming fear, and how actually investing your eggs in just [...]

Financial Skills for your Child – 7 Powerful Tips that give them a jump start to Financial Success

By |2017-01-18T08:12:13+00:00November 4th, 2008|Financial Literacy/Intelligence, Latest from Elisabeth|

A testimonial to the power of creating financial skills in your won children.  In order to give your children a head start in their financial life, there are seven important tips to follow. These steps include investing time in teaching your kids, limiting pocket money, encouraging small business ideas, and many other innovative and creative [...]

Home School Your Teen to Financial Success

By |2008-10-09T11:24:20+00:00October 9th, 2008|Financial Literacy/Intelligence, Latest from Elisabeth|

By adding financial literacy to a home school curriculum, parents can help to educate their children for future financial success. Current statistics show that public schools are horribly lacking when it comes to financial education. Considering the fact that surveys show over 70% of young adults turn to parents as a primary source of their [...]

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 [...]

Recession Proof Your Kids

By |2008-07-23T20:32:50+00:00July 23rd, 2008|Allowance News, Financial Literacy/Intelligence, Latest from Elisabeth|

A few weeks ago I got a call from’s Tamara Schweitzer, one of the online magazines staff writers on the subject of “How to Recession-Proof Your Kids”. There were several great contributions to this article, including yours truly. It's worth your time to check it out), and this is especially true if you have [...]

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