3 Keys for Growing your Dough in 2024

Take a quick survey of the 2024 New Year’s resolutions of close friends and family, and two words are likely to bubble to the surface: more and less. “I want to look at my phone less this year.” “I want … read more

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Teens’ Hidden Saving Superpower

Times like these can act as a wakeup call in so many ways. High on the list: the importance of saving. It’s easy to look in the rearview mirror right now, wishing we’d saved more in seasons of plenty. But … read more

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Empowering Your Teen Investor

The following is a special post from our brand new parent blog, The Money Talk. Consider this a sneak peek, then bookmark www.bkmoneytalk.com to read all of the parent-minded posts moving forward! A 15-year-old invests $1000 from their summer earnings … read more

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Way to go, Dad! The advice that earned a $41 million payday.

Snapchat’s IPO—that is, Snapchat’s initial offering of stock—turned into quite the payday for one private school in California. In 2012, a dad convinced the school to invest $15,000 of their precious endowment in the company during its seed round (a … read more

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That Fickle, Fickle Stock Market

If you had been in a coma for seven years and turned on the news last week, you probably thought no time had passed at all. The stock market was falling hundreds of points, and images of traders, heads in … read more

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The Great Myth of the Tax Refund

Tax day passed a week ago, and in just enough time for your parents to recover from their sleep-deprived, last minute tax filing, refunds will begin to arrive in mailboxes across the country in a matter of days. If you … read more