Money Matters for Children Category
College Planning for the Student
19 Aug 2019 by: CCMI

So you are headed off to college? This is an exciting time in anyone’s life, but it often comes with unforeseen challenges. Moving out of…

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FAFSA application: Take Action Now!
8 Nov 2017 by: CCMI

Time for parents and students to get started on their college application process.  The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2018-2019 academic…

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Ten Money Tips for Recent Graduates
11 May 2017 by: CCMI

The transition from college graduate to young professional can be difficult; especially financially. For some, this means you now have a paycheck from your first…

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How Financially Literate are Americans?
24 Apr 2017 by: jhurley

As April is National Financial Literacy month, let’s look at how much we have learned since the Great Recession.  A recent survey completed by Wallethub.com…

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The College “Money Talk”
8 Feb 2017 by: jhurley

Having the “money talk” with your teenager about college costs can be daunting. It’s easier if you have been educating your child about money matters…

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Why Hold Family Meetings?
12 Jan 2017 by: jhurley

Having regular family meetings can provide a way for a family to take time out of their busy lives to listen and talk to each…

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The Upside of an Empty Nest
20 Sep 2016 by: jhurley

By Ann Brenoff, Huffington Post August 9, 2016 Parents of college freshmen have begun the countdown. Each day that passes puts another big X on the…

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How to Find Great Child Care
7 Sep 2016 by: jhurley

The first few years of your child’s life is a time of rapid brain development and one of the best ways to help your child…

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1 Sep 2016 by: jhurley

So you’re heading off to college? College often becomes a crash course in learning to be a “grown up.” Using social media vernacular, you will be…

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The Best Way to Borrow for College
22 Aug 2016 by: jhurley

Lynn O’Shaughnessy is a higher-ed journalist, speaker and consultant, who is focused on helping families with teenagers find the right colleges at the right price. She…

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