POSTED BY Bill Dwight ON Thursday, October 30, 2014 |LEAVE A COMMENT!

If Your Net Worth Was Pasted on Your Forehead and Other Top Family Finance Picks for October 2014

What if your net worth was pasted on your forehead for all to see?

What if your net worth was pasted on your forehead for all to see? Would it change the way you spend? Would you still see people buying cars costing more than what they have socked away for retirement?

For an interesting reflection on the taboo subject of money and how the outward appearances of wealth don’t always match reality, read Carl Richards’ article in the New York Times: Living Your True Wealth. The article should spur some excellent discussions with your kids. I love Carl’s napkin graphic too featuring one of my all-time favorite phrases: “Big hat; no cattle.”

Here are my other favorite family finance articles for the month of October:

POSTED BY Bill Dwight ON Thursday, October 02, 2014 |LEAVE A COMMENT!

The Best Family Finance Articles for September 2014

Money will buy you a fine dog, but only love can make it wag its tail.

We’ve been scouring the web for good family finance articles all month and posting them on the FamZoo Facebook page.

Here are the very best ones from the month of September:

POSTED BY Bill Dwight ON Wednesday, September 24, 2014 |3 COMMENTS

7 Practical Tips for Raising Money Smart Kids

Doh! Cracked smart phone. Can you say "emergency fund?"

What are my favorite practical tips for raising money savvy kids? Personal finance writer Karen Cordaway asked me that very question earlier this month. She was putting together a family finance piece for U.S. News that just came out today (4 Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money). It features two of my seven favorites: budget-based allowances and parent-financed loans.

Here’s the full list:

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