July 12, 2014

The other half of the personal finance battle

A high school friend posted a link to this Mother Jones commentary on an Economist article dealing with education in personal finance. The main point brought out is that “courses in personal finance do not appear to have an impact on adult behaviour.”  The article specifically mentions that financial education had no impact on degree of saving. Knowing is half the battle … I either never learned a […]

Eight Strategies for Preparing Your Kids Early for an Inexpensive College Education (or Other Options)

It’s a worry that pops into the mind of most parents not too long after their child is born. College. How on earth are we going to pay for a great education for our child? Prices at top-tier schools like MIT have seen annual tuition jump to over $50,000 a year, with no end in sight to the rapid climb. […]