Friday, March 16, 2012

Pam's Picks of the Week

There were fabulous posts on kids, teens and money during the past week.  Let's jump right to it...

Ian Scofield on shares his thoughts on saving in Everything I Learned about Saving I Learned in Kindergarten.

Budgeting in the Fun Stuff presents us with an interesting scenario.  What would you do if you saved for college for your child and then your child received a wonderful scholarship?  What would you do with this sudden windfall of money?

Len Penzo shared his thoughts (in 100 words!) on The Most Valuable Subject Taught in Grade School.

Craig Guillot on The Dollar Stretcher gives some sound advice to parents who are considering loaning money to their adult children.

Given the state of student loans, more economical methods of earning a college degree are being discussed.  My University Money brings up the topic of online degrees and the respect & credibility that they receive.

Money Beagle talks about why you should always have a job in college.

Fiscal Phoenix points out some mistakes that college students often make and how they should fix them.

Ever wondered if your child was born to be an entrepreneur?  MoneyNing lists 5 traits to look for to determine if your child has that entrepreneurial spirit.

The Business Insider discusses three reasons why you should give your child an allowance.

Other financial posts worth reading:
Passive Income to Retire:  What Location Independence Would Mean for Me
Family Money Values:  Take the Challenge - The Spending Diary  Home Price Recovery and the Federal Reserve
Master the Art of Saving:  Taking Advantage of Rebates
Faith and Finance:  How to Save Money with Coupons --- a Realistic Approach
Thad Thoughts:  Dynamic Immersion - Why Rosetta Stone Works
My University Money:  RRSP Contributions vs Paying Off Credit Cards

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