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5 Ways to Save on Tutoring

Tutoring is a great way to help your child catch up in one specific subject, learn effective studying skills or keep up with homework and projects. The only problem is, it can be an expensive addition to the family budget. But it doesn’t have to be. There are many resources available to make tutoring more affordable — and possibly even free. Ta...


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7 Ways to Save Money on College Dorm Room Essentials

Sending your college student to live in a dorm or college apartment for the first time is exciting, emotional and expensive. But it’s possible to set up a miniature home-away-from-home that’s comfortable and functional without breaking the bank. Check out these tips for saving money on dorm room essentials.   Find Out What’s Included and A...


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5 Essential Financial Lessons to Teach Your Kids

If you’re a parent, you have the power to shape your children’s financial futures. From a very young age, kids see how you conduct your financial life, and will follow your lead as they start to earn, save and spend money. Be sure you are modeling the types of behaviors that will lead to your children being responsible with money. Here are five...


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How to Raise Your Child to Be a Saver

We aren’t born knowing how to handle money and finances. While it seems some people are natural savers and others burn through money the moment they get it, it’s not necessarily nature that causes those behaviors. More often, it’s that we’ve been taught — likely unintentionally — to be a spender or a saver. Fortunately, it’s possible ...


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Beyond Babysitting – 5 Small Businesses for Kids

Kids of all ages love to earn and spend their own money. And now, there are more ways than ever for budding young entrepreneurs to make their mark that go beyond babysitting or mowing lawns (those are both still great, though). Whether it’s just for the summer or something they plan to do year ‘round, here are five small businesses for kids.  ...