A large part of my paternal job is to keep tabs on the world and how it affects my family. What’s happening and what must I do to adapt? More importantly, how do I help prepare my children for the […]
Dad, do you ever get scared? I remember asking my father that question one evening before bedtime. My world was scary even without the constant news of inflation and the threat of nuclear war with the now-dead Soviet Union. I […]
Fiat Currency. Global Reserve Currency. Gold Standard. You might have heard terms like this, but what exactly do they mean? How is what’s happening in Greece related to what’s happening here and why should I care? We’re going to use […]
Many were surprised – me included – to find that the recently passed Health Care Reform Bill also contained legislation that made significant changes to the Federal Student Loan Program. And the healthcare uproar has carried over to the college […]
Editor’s Note: We are honored to welcome guest columnist Don Harrold from practicaldad.com. This article is the second in his three-part series exploring college planning. The first column, published in January, is “Rethinking the College Model.” The experience of choosing […]
Orthodontists and College. No two words scare me more since each involves kids and significant amounts of money.
But college is the scarier word. Orthodontia might or might not be required, but if the kids are going to have a leg up in the world, then some form of higher education will be required.