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Your Child Could Be Heading Toward Financial Failure If…

By Gregg Murset If you haven’t heard the famous stand-up comedy routine of Jeff Foxworthy I would suggest taking a few minutes to pull some one-liners up on the Internet before reading the rest of this piece. Foxworthy has worked … Continue reading

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Kids and Money

I remember when I was a kid, my parents would take the time to show me how money worked. (This was in the days before ATM’s and online banking.) My mom would show me how to write a check out … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University: Week 2

This is a series of posts about what you will find in Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University course. This is week two (week one) This week’s lesson is about money and relationships. I was excited about this week because relationships … Continue reading

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A Life Without Debt: Where Did It Come From?

People often ask me some version of the following question: “Where did you get this idea that you should live a debt free life? How did you, in a world where credit cards are ubiquitous and debt is the norm, … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Soon to Teach Kids about Money

Children don’t usually learn money management skills in schools, but don’t think that means they don’t learn about money. Children are like sponges. They soak up everything they can at an early age, and learn much more than we’d like … Continue reading

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