Archives for August 2011

Overcoming Conflict in Your Family Business

By William Eve Conflict is a normal part of any relationship. However, when conflicts involve family relationships and they include issues regarding business and money, your relationships can take a turn for the worse. While conflict will always be inevitable, here are some ways to reduce the frequency of these conflicts. Even if your family […]

Save Money this College Season: Textbook Rental Trend Gains Popularity

By Mariana Ashley Back-to-school season is here. And while most incoming college freshmen have factored in the cost of tuition, housing and food, most forget to calculate the added expense of what should be one of the priciest items on their school supplies list—textbooks. Some, especially introductory freshmen course textbooks, can cost as much as […]

Credit Card Ground Rules for Young Adults

Credit cards can be a useful tool in helping build a credit rating. You can help the young adult in your family to learn good money management skills and avoid racking up debt with their credit card by setting appropriate and responsible limits on the credit card. Here are a few helpful ground rules that […]

Teaching Children the Importance of Money

Children seem to be born with an insatiable desire to spend. Whether it’s Christmas, birthday parties, or a trip to the local mall, children are never too shy when it comes to vocalizing their wants. And sometimes, they’re relentless. Parents face this on a daily basis. Dealing with the barrage of purchase requests becomes a […]