Financial Freedom

Seven Steps to Financial Freedom. This blog isn’t only for kids. We like to discuss a variety of financial topics for everyone in the family. As a practicing CPA for over 10 years, I am asked questions related to personal finances often. When it comes to adults, I always recommend one program – the Dave Ramsey method. I am so passionate about his teachings that whenever the name Dave Ramsey Read More …

Debt News

Surprisingly, the researchers found that when the teens were completing chores not only did they not have stress, but had feelings of happiness.? At first this may seem counter-intuitive, but I know at our house sometimes it’s tough to get the kids to start cleaning but once they get started they realize they actually enjoy work and find it self-fulfilling. The research also showed that kids who did more chores Read More …

Don’t Break Your Budget – Learn How To Manage Your Finances

By: Reizon Aday Keep your credit rating high. More and more companies are using your credit rating as a basis for your insurance premiums. If your credit is poor, your premiums will be high, regardless of how safe you or your vehicle are. Insurance companies want to be sure that they will be paid and poor credit makes them wonder. Set up an automatic overdraft payment to your checking account Read More …

Helping Your Child Choose the Right Bank Account

This is step seven. If you haven’t completed steps 1-6, visit the Workstars Challenge Summary Page. Step seven is the weekly family meeting. For the family meeting you call each child in one-by-one with their chart in hand from the following week. You discuss the week and let them “spend” their stars in the family store. As a parent, this is my favorite part of the program – it’s the Read More …