BUSYKID ARCHIVE - January 2017

It’s Time To Admit It … We’re Stupid About Money

Every day I see more and more evidence that we're totally stupid when it comes to money, and I’m not sure we’re going to get smarter any time soon. For example, according to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s (NFCC) “2015 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey”, 41% of adults gave themselves grades C, D or F ...

Chores Do More Than Keep Your House Clean

Growing up, my Dad would always tell me “You don’t understand it right now, but doing your chores is good for you.” How in the world was it good for me? Sure, I received a small weekly allowance (small by today's standard) but there was no way that cleaning my room, mowing the grass or ...

Chores School Daze – It’s Time To Make Personal Finance a Graduation Requirement

The other day I was walking through the mall with my 17-year old daughter and we got onto the topic of speaking French. She has had two years of the foreign language in school, so naturally, I figured she was about ready to move there and fit right in. Instead, I was shocked when I ...