The Heck With the Joneses: Understanding Financial Peer Pressure 

As a parent, you probably realize that your child’s friends influence their thoughts and behaviors in many ways. Have you considered how it affects their attitudes toward money? While peer pressure is not just an adolescent thing, we know that teens are particularly susceptible. As young people start forming identities separate from their parents and […]

Drowning in Debt: As Gen Z Struggles, How Do We Prepare Generation Alpha?

Debt is a reality for most Americans. It is something we all try to avoid, but not many can succeed in living life debt-free.  For those of us that are parents, we’re not just worrying about our own debt but about the debt or potential debt of our children. College-aged kids are already in the […]

The First Step to Building Wealth: Building Strong Goals and Good Habits

Getting SMART About What You Want: Tips on Setting Goals Lots of people want financial independence. Far fewer people achieve it. Why is that? Wanting something isn’t enough.  “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry You’ve got to develop a goal and not just any goal, but a SMART […]