When my son got his first part time job earlier this year, I toyed with discontinuing his weekly allowance. I never acted on that impulse, so my son has continued to earn a sum of money each week for completing assigned responsibilities. One of those … [Read more...] about When Kids Disobey: Punishment, or Dock Their Allowance?
As I write this, it's Sunday night and I just watched an unmentionable football game come to a disappointing close. If you know where I'm from or have read it in my past posts, you'll know which team I was cheering for. Well, it wasn't meant to be, … [Read more...] about Making some year-end charitable donations
During college, my wife, the dietitian, worked at Dairy Queen, and her mother took care of her finances on her behalf. Her mother wisely handed out only enough cash for Stacie to purchase essentials for the week, and she left college with most of her … [Read more...] about Dealing with Trust, In-Laws and Money