Author Archives: Tiffany Jetton

Know your budget  With $5,000 you can spring for a fresh coat of paint, some modern accessories, a new faucet and an updated light fixture.  With $15,000, you can also buy a new appliance and replace your countertops and cabinets. If you’re planning on spending more, you can possibly redo your entire kitchen. Choose your…

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It can be a daunting task to teach your child about saving money, especially in this teetering economy that we’re in right now. Here are six easy ways to teach your kids about saving money: 1. Make it fun for them to learn about money. Games like Monopoly help teach kids about money and spending while making…

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Giving With Gratitude

We all start out in life as consummate takers. Can you train your children to find the beauty in giving and doing for others?  Try picking a month to focus on gratitude as a goal: Teach your children how giving benefits the giver as much as the receiver.  Pointers to cover: How giving makes the…

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Kids’ Summer Fun On A Budget

Keeping the kids entertained while on summer break can be an expensive endeavor. Registrations for summer camps, day care and recreation programs are only the tip of the iceberg. You also need to consider transportation costs to and from these programs that you don’t normally attend during the school year. But summer break doesn’t have…

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Summer break is almost here and you’re ready to ESCAPE! But that doesn’t mean you need to break the bank. Have yourself an awesome time without blowing your budget by following these five tips: Check your school for discounts and help Lots of colleges offer on-campus travel agents who can help you plan your vacation…

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9 Ways for Kids to Make Money

The best way to teach a child financial responsibility is by encouraging her to earn and manage money on her own. As the weather warms and summer nears, there are many opportunities for your kids to pull in some extra money.  If money-making is not on your children’s minds, you may need to direct them…

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It can be a daunting task to teach your child about saving money, especially in this teetering economy that we’re in right now. Here are six easy ways to teach your kids about saving money: 1. Make it fun for them to learn about money. Games like Monopoly help teach kids about money and spending…

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Family Finance Games For Kids

Usually, paying bills is one of those adult chores that takes time away from family time. It doesn’t have to be that way, though! Getting your kids involved in the family finances can let you take care of your responsibilities and spend time with your children at the same time. Making financial fitness a game…

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