Helping Teens Financially Means More Than Handing Them Money As children blossom into young men and women, most insist on planning and running their own lives. Parents worry about all the basic essentials for their kids’ independent living, like housing, […]
The ABC’s of Saving Money
Saving is at the core of a solid financial eduction. Learning to save is not something that is easy to do in our consumer-oriented culture, however. Leading by example — and talking about how saving is helping you reach your […]
Have you recession-proofed your marriage?
There’s a lot of attention on the economy right now and the difficult times we’re in – and many people are worrying and preoccupied with their finances and economic struggles. This type of stress can take its toll on you […]
Family Financial Strategies: Credit Card Use
A running debate continues over the use of credit cards. Much of the controversy involves matters like annual fees, interest rates on the unpaid balance, and the use of an account to establish credit. Articles abound on charge strategies to […]
FRIDAY ROUND-UP: Single Fathers, Family Finances, Abduction + Twootball!
Welcome to our weekly round-up of great fathering content in the media… enjoy! And have a great weekend! -TFL Are you a single custodial father? Social Work students at Eastern Washington University are seeking to learn more about single custodial […]
OPINION: You Can Put Lipstick On The Economy, But It’s Still A Pig
Well, Wednesday is usually our day to zip out a round-up of all the “cool stuff” popping up on the radar screen as of late. But, it seems like the economy has taken over the radar screen lately! Can’t imagine […]
[LUDWIG@HOME] Infant Embezzlement
Think taking candy from a baby is easy? Taking cash is even easier. My eight-month-old son didn’t cry when I emptied his savings account last month. In fact, he’d never have known about the crime had I not decided to […]
Family Finance Series (Part 2): Creating A Family Budget That Works
Remember the days when you hardly made any money, but you got by fine and were having a great time doing it? Ahhh, the good old days.
As the saying goes, “Men don’t worry about the future until they get married,” and while that statement is true, many fathers don’t really worry too much about their financial future until children come into the picture. So, what happens […]