Kids and Money Archive

Advice For College Freshman

September 6, 2009  ·  Category: Culture and Current Events, Kids and Money
The New York Times has an interesting section on advice for incoming college freshman from some prominent people in today's paper.  Here are excerpts of some advice I liked: It’s easy to think that college classes ...
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4 Excellent WSJ “Lifestyle” Articles

August 15, 2007  ·  Category: Business and Investment Philosophy, Kids and Money, Work
"Had It Up to HERE?  Despite Risk, Some Say Quitting Is Way To Go" (subscription required) Tuesday August 14 One of the hardest decisions most of us face at some point is whether or not to quit ...
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Epidemic Narcissism Among The Younger Generation

July 19, 2007  ·  Category: Culture and Current Events, Kids and Money
Epidemic adj.: Spreading rapidly and extensively by infection and affecting many individuals in an area or a population at the same time. Narcissism n.: A psychological condition characterized by self pre-occupation, lack of empathy and unconscious ...
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Marketwatch: “The Top 5 Financial Mistakes Parents Make”

Melissa Ouch, a financial planner in Glenview, IL says that parents tend to make the mistake of prioritizing college savings over more important issues such as life and disability insurance and retirement: To help them prioritize, ...
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Are Affluent Kids Spoiled????

March 1, 2007  ·  Category: Kids and Money
PNC Financial Services Group recently conducted a survey of affluent children and their parents.  Here were some of their findings: 73% of teens said they feel a strong sense of responsibility to wisely manage money they receive ...
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Kids and Money

September 5, 2006  ·  Category: Kids and Money
Bill Bonner, the Founder of Agora Financial, a contrarian investment newsletter company of which I am a big fan and subscriber, and author of, most recently, Empire of Debt, has some interesting, and entertaining, thoughts ...
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