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Could More Screen Time Give Your Kids a Financial Head Start? Oct. 07, 2020

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Dear Readers: I have an unusual question for you: If your kids could learn about paying off a mortga... Read More

Americans Want Financial Literacy ... Now! Sep. 09, 2020

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Dear Readers: Today, I'd like to turn the tables and ask you a question: Let's say you could desig... Read More

How Do You Rate Your Financial Know-How? Jul. 29, 2020

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Dear Readers: If I asked you to rate your financial know-how on a scale of 1-7 (with 7 being the hig... Read More

Women and Money: Why It's Important to Take Control of Your Finances Mar. 11, 2020

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Dear Readers: As you may know, I'm a big champion of financial independence, and the month of March ... Read More

You Trust Your Partner With Your Love. What About Your Money? Feb. 12, 2020

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Dear Readers: I recently heard an interesting story about a man who expressed his love for his wife ... Read More

Financial Literacy: A Powerful Tool for Social Justice in 2020 and Beyond Jan. 22, 2020

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Dear readers: Today I'm departing from my usual format to share with you my greatest wish for the ne... Read More

10 Steps to Financial Security in 2020 Jan. 08, 2020

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Dear Readers: It's hard to believe we're already in 2020. But rather than lament the passing of time... Read More

Money and Relationships: How Financial Literacy Can Help Dec. 25, 2019

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Dear Readers: If I were to ask couples to name the top three things that keep them together, I don't... Read More

Here's How You Can Help Teachers Meet the Financial Education Challenge Sep. 11, 2019

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Dear Readers: What do dinosaurs and virtual reality have to do with financial education? A lot, acco... Read More

How to Manage Money for College Freshmen and Others Aug. 06, 2019

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All around the country, newly minted high school graduates will soon be heading off to college. They... Read More

This Is What Happens When Financially Immature Students Get a Credit Card Apr. 24, 2019

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Our kids are fortunate to be growing up in the most progressive and exciting time in history. Sadly,... Read More

Winter Safety Jan. 14, 2019

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Q: We live in a state with heavy winters, and I've been plowing my own driveway for decades. This ye... Read More

Together, We Can Make a Difference in Financial Literacy May. 21, 2014

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Dear Readers: Every week I attempt to answer your questions so you can make the smartest financial d... Read More