These Child Tax Credit payments are coming to a bank account near you very soon. The IRS is sending checks to parents for their children. Basically, the Child Tax Credit is increasing for 2021, and you’ll get half in monthly installments over the next six months, and the other half in a lump sum on next year’s taxes.
This is the most intentional way to spend money. I know I use the word “intentional” a lot… including in the title of my new book, Intentional Children. That’s because intentionality means mindfulness. When you’re being intentional about the things you bring into your home, put into your body, and spend your money on, you’re going to see a change in your finances overall.
These are the foundational principles of Freedom Sprout — the things our family lives by. You should have your own family mission statement, or set of guidelines you follow, even if you don’t have them written down. I hope these will give you some insight and help you mold your own.
I strive to constantly learn from everyone. What to Do. What not to do. There are 4 completely random people who have taught me a lot through my life. Some of them knew they were teaching me these things and some had no idea. These lessons came from 4 people with nothing in common.
It’s time for your kids to start driving! What an exciting [and terrifying] feeling. The good news is that you’ll be informed, so you don’t have to be caught off guard by any of the common craziness that surrounds the first years of teen driving.
On July 15th, you could start receiving a monthly check from the government through the end of the year. It’s coming in the form of an increased Child Tax Credit for 2021. This is part of the the America Rescue Plan, technically know as the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. This is how to prioritize and spend it.