What kind of financial future do you want for your kids? A successful future? A debt-free future? An intentional future? Since more is caught than taught (i.e. actions speak louder than words), we often say we want this financial freedom for our kids, and continue to live in financial ruin.
My friend bought a new car last week. His car had broken down three times in the few weeks prior to buying his new car, and each time left him stranded on the side of the road. He found a permanent solution for a temporary problem.
It costs an average of $233,610 to raise a child from birth to age 17, according to a USDA study. What all does that cost include? Is there a way to do it for less without sacrificing the important stuff? Let’s look through the different types of expenses, how to reduce the costs, and how to live differently.
I’m so excited to announce: my first book is now available. I wrote this book as a manual for kids who are about to move out, or just left home. It’s for everyone, but especially those who are just starting life.
Around $250 billion of the $2 trillion stimulus package is going straight to the people. The first checks were supposed to be cut as early as April 9th, so you may have already received it. Let’s look at how much you’re getting, when to expect yours specifically, and how to spend it wisely.
Do you plan to leave a legacy? What’s that mean to you? You may be considering your legacy, or you may be in a spot where you’re wondering if you’ll even have all your debt paid off in this lifetime. Let’s look at both scenarios, and see what the future holds.