Help Young Children Form Positive Financial Habits • Science of Parenting • Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Parents Article

Guest blogger and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialist in Family Finance, Sandra McKinnon shares some compelling information on youth and financial literacy. Children form financial habits at an early age. Parents and care providers can influence what those habits will be. University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher Karen Holden and colleagues found that habits children learn when they are young form the basis for their future behavior. A study from Cambridge University found that children form financial habits…

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Financial Management Lessons from Jay-Z – Gessa Condino – Single Mum, Parents Article

Shawn Corey Carter, otherwise known as Jay-Z, is one of the most successful rappers and business moguls in the industry today. Having sold more than 100 million records and receiving 21 Grammy Awards for his music, he has not rested on his laurels since coming into the music scene in 1996. There is praise for his latest release, 4:44, for being fresh, honest, and insightful. While other rappers have made comparable fortunes – Dr. Dre, for example, through his association…

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The 3 Digital Financial Literacy Initiatives of Sun Life – Gessa Condino – Single Mum, Parents Article

Boosting its efforts to make financial literacy accessible to Filipinos, Sun Life offers three free online resources to help many learn and plan for their future. Together, they provide a three-step push for individuals and families towards achieving their dreams. And these are: attend the Brighter Life Institute, begin their journey with the My Future Fund Calculator, and connect with the #SINAG online journalism contest. Being financially prepared is really essential to life. We hold no assurance to what could…

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Live a Brighter Life, Be a Sun Life Financial Advisor – Gessa Condino – Single Mum, Parents Article

As a mom of 3, singlehandedly raising them is no joke. Taking care of the financial needs is part of my role. Ever since I became a mom, I never rely on my parents when it comes to my kids’ needs; this became a more challenging on my part when the youngest arrived. And things got ever more interesting when I needed to move to a new home where only my kids and I live. I may have not blessed…

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