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Calculating a Tip

Calculating a Tip

Did you forget this lesson? Does your middle schooler/high schooler know the steps for calculating a tip properly? Sometimes as parents we don’t even realize the lessons we haven’t taught our kids that they need to know. Sometimes I see my teens struggling with a...

What Do You Want Out of Life?

What Do You Want Out of Life?

We have been talking about goal setting this month on the podcast. Many times we feel unfulfilled with our lives. We are just going through the motions and have nothing that we are striving for. It’s so easy to slip into that, especially if you work at a rote job...

Teen Entrepreneurs

Teen Entrepreneurs

Has your teen ever thought about starting their own business? Do they think that just because they are young, they have no options other than to wait until they are older? If you listened to our podcast last week, you got a chance to hear us highlight Joseph of ChesCo...

Helping Your Kids Get Set For Life

Helping Your Kids Get Set For Life

I just finished reading the book Set For Life by Scott Trench, one of the Bigger Pockets Money Podcast co-hosts, while I was traveling to Austin a couple of months ago. This book has become my number one recommended book for older teens/college students. I mentioned...

Are You Afraid of Crypto?

Are You Afraid of Crypto?

Do you need to learn about crypto? Cryptocurrency is a hot topic right now in the world, but many of us parents are not comfortable with the subject. Are you one of those parents? Do you feel like people are talking a foreign language when they are speaking about...

You Are Not a Failure

You Are Not a Failure

Am I a failure? Have you ever had something in your past that made you ashamed? I did.  Back when we first got married we made several bad financial decisions.  We didn't go out and buy a bunch of stuff on credit. If we had, we might have at least had some stuff to...