• 7 signs your kids are actually learning about money

    24 days ago - By Chron

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    If you're teaching your kids about money , chances are they'll show signs that they're learning, and will bring it up in conversations, look for ways to save, and even struggle with the concepts.
    Giving your kids the freedom to manage money can be a helpful way to see how they use it and what their thought processes are.
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    While kids are hardly ever too young to start learning about money, there are some signs you'll see as they get older that they've been grasping the concepts you've been teaching.
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  • Not working with a financial planner? You're missing out on 4 major benefits

    Not working with a financial planner? You're missing out on 4 major benefits

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    While the services of a qualified financial adviser don't come free , your investment can pay off in spades if you're able to secure higher returns, save money on taxes, and start working toward the financial life you really want.
    Financial advisers can also help you formulate a comprehensive investment and savings plan, including short-term and long-term goals.
    If you're managing your finances yourself, you may be doing fine. But it's also possible you just don't know what you're missing out on.
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  • The No. 1 sign your money will survive a recession, according to a financial planner

    The No. 1 sign your money will survive a recession, according to a financial planner

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    There's no way to recession -proof your money, but economic turmoil doesn't have to ruin you financially.
    Lauren Anastasio, a certified financial planner at SoFi , says investors with the "wherewithal" to ignore market fluctuations during a recession will come out on top.
    In other words, if the money you have invested in the markets isn't essential to your current financial plan, you'll be OK.
    But, you should only invest after you've paid off high-interest debt and at least started building an emergency fund .
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