Ruth wrote last week about how wonderful it feels to now be able to leave her children a concrete legacy of freedom from money worries. And it got me thinking: What is it that we want to pass down to our children in terms of a financial education?
Out of our blessed 50 states, only 13 of them require high school students to take a personal finance course, according to this article. That is a crying shame, my friends. Most every debt-riddled person will tell you that they “were never taught how to manage money”, either at home or at school. This “failure […]
Well, it’s four weeks today since I first issued a spending challenge to Fruclassity readers. Technically, we hit the 30 day mark on Wednesday, but since I post only on Mondays, I figured I’d give you my report a couple of days early. My First Spending Challenge This has been the first time we’ve attempted […]