From Kids

What Has Charlie Been Up To?

So as a lot of you may have noticed, I’ve been spotty over the last couple of months in writing posts, and some of you may be wondering why. Well, I’ve recently started practicing what I’ve been preaching about providing multiple streams of income. BackyardChickenGuide.com – At the first of the year, Aaron, Laurie, and …

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8 Unique (and Fun) Summer Jobs for Teens

I was a fairly ambitious teenager. One summer, I wrote a couple nearby golf courses asking for a job. I told ’em that I’d work for free – all they had to do was give me free golf. Sound like a deal huh? I thought so. Fortunately enough, of those 2 letters I sent out, one …

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How to Teach Your Kids About Money Booklet

Did you know that 76% of students wish they had more help preparing themselves for their own personal finances? (from the Hartford Financial Services Group). Enter our very own contributing writer, Laurie to write a helpful, easy-to-read booklet on how to teach your kids about money. A homeschooling mother of 4 children, she’s put these …

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Why Personal Finance Isn’t Being Taught in Schools

This one has been bugging me for awhile. And, I know that others have raised the question too – of why personal finance isn’t being taught in high schools and/or colleges for that matter (heck, it’d even be interesting to see it being taught in grade schools!). I know Charlie has talked about some of …

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Five Things Every Kid Should Know Before Leaving Home

This past weekend I had the opportunity to go up to Minneapolis and meet up with my fellow blogging peeps, Aaron and Laurie (from TheFrugalFarmer.net). While in Minneapolis I stopped by the Mall of Consumerism. Whoops. Sorry. I meant to say Mall of America. Must have been a Freudian slip! :) While at the mall …

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SCORE4Sports: Investing In Our Children Through Sports

This week I need to pause and brag on a bunch of 3rd and 4th grade kids! For the last three years, I’ve been a part of a great basketball organization in the Omaha metro area called, Score4Sports. This past season I had the pleasure of coaching 9 awesome kids.  We focused on learning the …

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My Favorite Posts From The Last 3 Years

So in the three and a half years that Aaron and I have been writing for ThreeThriftyGuys.com we’ve compiled a number of posts. 690 posts to be exact! In that time I’ve used the blog to stretch me personally, and hopefully help others along the way. Doing so wasn’t always easy, but I can say …

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How to Save Money By Using Your Local Library

In 2005, when we moved to our small subdivision, we decided to visit our local library to check out a few books. At checkout with our books in hand, we told the librarian we needed to get a library card, and that we were new to the area. Here is how our conversation went.  Sharing …

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A Year With Cloth Diapers

Three Thrifty Guys would like to welcome new contributing writer, Ruser to the team. He will share his life experiences, money matters and joys of raising his son. Learn more about him. There was very little discussion before my wife and I decided to cloth diaper our son. She wanted to use them and I …

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