Chores & Allowance Revisited {Plus a Printable Time Card for Kids!}

I've shared our philosophy about chores and allowance in the past, but I thought I would revisit the topic now that I'm the mom of three -- soon to be four! -- elementary-age kids and not a whole slew of preschoolers. For us, chores and allowance offer opportunities to teach the girls about responsibility, teamwork,…

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Better Personal Finance with the Personal Capital App

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Couples and Money: How to Have a Healthy Relationship

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: One of the biggest sources of stress in a relationship is money.  From how it's spent to how much is saved, hundreds of decisions must be made.  And when you have two people trying to make the decisions together, finding workable solutions is even more challenging.…

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Allowance, Chores & Money Management for Kids

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The great debate when it comes to giving kids an allowance is whether or not it should be tied to chores. Both viewpoints have pros and cons, but I've never understood why it had to be an either/or kind of thing. First, let's look at the debate: On one hand, an allowance offers the incredible…

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