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How to Teach Kids About Saving Money

For parents, the greatest responsibility (besides leading them to Christ) we have is showing our kids how to manage their money. With how much our world is centered around money, and the trials and tribulations that are associated with money,

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Can Kids Invest in Stocks or Mutual Funds?

At 13 years old I asked my parents if I could start investing money in the stock market through a mutual fund. I’d saved about $1500 from starting my own hog selling business, and through working in the fields during

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The Importance of Having Life Insurance

Note: this is from a post Charlie wrote a couple of years ago that has been updated and revised with new information. This past weekend our neighborhood had a pretty big tragedy. One of our neighbors was in an accident,

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How to Make Money Fast

Yesterday when my wife and I came out of laying down our youngest two kids for naps we saw our oldest son (7 years) on the computer. He had been surfing the web. To our dismay it was stuff that no

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How to Find a Good Babysitter

My wife and I have three great kids. Our kids are at a particularly fun stage with our youngest two kids being two and three years old. Recently, my sister posted on Facebook a hilarious video that would best describe

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Saving money on kids sports

It’s that time of year again when kids start signing up for organized sports.  Football, baseball, soccer, and cheerleading all have one thing in common: They can get pretty expensive.  Here are some ways that our family has managed to

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Helping kids manage their money

Recently, Aaron talked on the importance of being a financial example to your kids (7 things I learned from my parents). Along those same lines I came upon the website, Money Savvy Generation, and found this great piggy bank for

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