Chores Sorta Done, Collegiate Money Skills, Allowance 101: Weekly Family Finance Picks (#30)

Title: Weekly Family Finance Picks (#30)

We’re constantly scouring the Internet looking for articles related to family finances and teaching kids good personal finance habits. You can visit the FamZoo delicious page to see our ever growing list of family finance bookmarks. We’re up to 883 now! Each week, we pick our favorite articles from the previous week and post them here.

Up for this week: when chores sorta get done, how money skills make for successful college kids, and Allowance 101.

When “Sorta” Means “Totally”...

Teenager with DiplomaHaving experienced (there’s probably a better verb!) the teenage years with our kids 4 times now (that’s one of mine at right), I couldn’t pass this one up. How many times have you had this kind of result with your teenager regarding a chore? Gotta love’m...

Top 6 Ways Money Skills Give College Students an Edge

According to the study cited in Dan’s column, solid money habits in college students correlate to less depression, higher esteem, better grades, and higher financial/academic/life satisfaction. Sounds like the new wonder drug! Good thing you’re starting early with your kids...

Economics 101: The Pros & Cons of Paying Your Kids an Allowance

If you’re just starting to think about allowances for your kids, Maria dishes up a quick, helpful rundown on the pros, cons, and alternatives. She tops it off with a book recommendation as well.

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