Best Reasons for Giving Your Allowance

Best Reasons for Giving Your Allowance

We’ve all heard, and probably said, that practice makes perfect. while most of us know there’s no such thing as perfect, there is, however, learning to do the best you can with what you have to work with and what you know at any particular time. If you’re like most...
Financial Literacy Holiday Gift from Creative Wealth

Financial Literacy Holiday Gift from Creative Wealth

December 18, 2013 Happy Holidays! I’m currently in the Caribbean, about to be the matron of honor for the lady I stayed with a few years ago. She’s experiencing a lot of stress before the wedding and in a lot of pain. It is so interesting how we human...
Stop worrying about your credit ratings!

Stop worrying about your credit ratings!

Because I am the proud owner of many financial education websites and several financial literacy blogs, I receive, almost weekly, requests from other website owners requesting that I post a link for their sites on my blogs and sites. My usual response back to them is,...
Single Most Important Tip for Creating a Simple Life

Single Most Important Tip for Creating a Simple Life

I have been traveling this month (September 2013) to visit family, making the rounds to Portland, Oregon to visit my son and my sister and her family, on down to Corvallis (my alma mater…go Beavers) to visit a long-time girlfriend and then over the Cascade...
Nine Money Mistakes That Smart People Make

Nine Money Mistakes That Smart People Make

By Jim Garnett, a/k/a Ask Mr.G, a member of the ICFE’s Board of Educational Advisors. As a veteran financial counselor I have counseled multiple hundreds of smart people with serious financial problems. These people had different incomes, different occupations,...
Teens Have Fun Learning How To Move Out and More!

Teens Have Fun Learning How To Move Out and More!

Back by popular demand, parents this summer have the rare opportunity let someone else make sure their teens know exactly what it’s going to take to move out and live on their own. Most parents admit they wished they’d learned this stuff when before they moved out....