October 13, 2012

Get Involved In Youth Activities (286/365)

A few years ago, when my oldest child was three years old, we enrolled him in our community’s youth soccer league, which actually has a “four and under” bracket. What I couldn’t help but notice when he was playing is that there weren’t enough playing slots available. […]

My Net Worth History

Part of the draw of Consumerism Commentary has been my monthly financial reports. […]

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #95

Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well. This week, I helped my children collect pictures of rain for a school art project related to the ongoing drought here in Iowa. […]

Help a Reader: Scholarship and 529

A few years ago I wrote What to Do with 529 Money If Your Child Gets a Scholarship. Well, a reader has had this situation happen to them and recently left this comment: My daughter did receive a full ride scholarship and I have a 529 plan for her (books are the only expense we pay for). […]