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How to Prepare Your Financial Paperwork For Divorce

BY Brynne Conroy

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Divorce is traumatic. Your entire life—both the present and the future—are changing dramatically as you separate from the person you thought would be your partner …


How Giving an Allowance Inspired Good Financial Habits

BY Brynne Conroy

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Charlotte Baker is the mother of two young adults whom she has successfully raised to be financially responsible adults. Her daughter runs her own business …


4 Money Lessons Learned While Road Tripping

BY Chris Durheim

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A few years ago, my sister-in-law was having a destination wedding in Arizona and there was no way we were going to miss it. That …


5 Unique Summer Side Hustles for Teens

BY Brynne Conroy

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If your teen has ever complained that they’re bored over summer break, you’re going to want to show them this list of summer side hustles. …


What My Father Taught Me About Money

BY Tori Dunlap

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When I say my dad is my best friend, this is not a hyperbole. We have the same personality — we quote the same movies; …


Should I Give My Child An Allowance?

BY Brynne Conroy

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Do you give your child an allowance?It’s a highly personal decision, and one that most people have strong opinions on. On the one hand, you …


How to Save and Pay for College

BY Brynne Conroy

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As a parent, you know you should be saving for your child’s college education if at all possible. Saving for college makes it more likely …


How to Have a Healthy Conversation About Money With Your Spouse

BY Andy Hill

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One weekday night early on in my marriage, I had just finished reading a book called The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey. This New …