Talking to Your Kids about Money Problems

With unemployment rates skyrocketing in recent months to their highest levels in decades, parents around the country are facing similar conversations — about trimmed budgets, canceled vacations, and uncertain futures. Such topics can feel defeating, but they aren’t without precedent. … read more

Empowering Your Teen Entrepreneur

Behind every story of a self-made millionaire is a long line of supportive family members, friends, and mentors who spoke up when it mattered, invested when times were tough, and bit their tongues when criticism wasn’t constructive. If you find … read more

Never Waste a Good Mistake

“Mistakes are a fact of life. It is the response to error that counts.” – Nikki Giovanni Hold onto the handrail. Don’t forget your lunch. Double-check the time of your appointment. Wear something more professional. Finish your assignment. Parenting can … read more

How to Parent a Billionaire

  According to the Forbes list, there are currently 2,754 billionaires in the world. That means that 5,508 parents have literally raised a billionaire. 5,508 parents who’ve changed billionaire diapers, overseen billionaire homework, and spell-checked billionaire college admissions essays. With … 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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Understanding Mommy’s Credit Card

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! Assumptions are a tricky thing. After all, much … read more

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4 Perspectives on Kids & Allowance

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! Allowance. As with every corner of parenting, it’s … read more

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Getting Real: Spilling the Family Budget

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!     For generations, there were two topics … read more