The warm lazy days of summer are in full swing but the planning for the new school year ahead needs to be addressed. Many are preparing to send their child to college and there are many tasks that need to be completed. The dorm planning, computer buying and clothes shopping are the obvious needs. … [Read more...] about Planning for your College Freshman
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The week before I walked across the stage to receive my college diploma, I sat through an optional one-hour seminar on how to manage my student loans after graduation. I was handed a single sheet of paper with only three pieces of information on it: my name, my anticipated 1989 graduation date, and … [Read more...] about Financial Literacy – The new core curriculum for New Jersey middle schools
One of the most insightful comments that I ever received came during one of the most difficult times in my life. My Aunt Pat was the one to deliver these insightful comments. My Dad had just died of pancreatic cancer days before and my aunt came to comfort her sister - my Mom. During one of the … [Read more...] about Is Extending Your Life Worth It?
Sunday March 11th, 2018 is the official date for Daylight Saving Time. The time has come to move the clocks one hour ahead…..finally. The feeling of spring will soon be in the air and the arrival of warm sunshine and longer days. With the change of the clocks, the customary change of your … [Read more...] about Take this additional action when you change your clocks!
Becoming a parent is one of the most joyous occasions in your lifetime. When the little bundle of joy is handed to you for the first time, the feelings are overwhelming. First, there is a feeling of awe, that you have created this little person with ten little fingers and ten toes. Then comes … [Read more...] about How to Choose a Guardian? 7 Questions to Consider
Solving Financial Problems with your Partner Peacefully Will you fight with your spouse over money? I’m afraid so. The trick is to get the battles over quickly so you can kiss and make up. Yet, studies have established that money-related matters are among the most common causes for … [Read more...] about Spousal Financial Feuds