Month: May 2014

Personal Finance and Families: How Much Detail Should The Kids Know?

I’ve been a part of a parenting email community for almost two years now, and recently we’ve been engaged in a lengthy discussion about the degree to which our children should be aware of our personal finances. The differences of opinion have been dramatic, and I’ve collected some of the pros and cons here for …

Categories: Family, Parenting

America’s Cheapest Family: Chapters 11 – 15

I have a soft spot for books on frugality, so when I spotted America’s Cheapest Family on the new releases shelf at my local bookstore, I had to read it. Are there a lot of good ideas inside for how to reduce your financial footprint, or is it a bunch of self-promotion and hot air? …

The Simple Dollar Morning Roundup: Hurley Can’t Drive A Clutch Edition

I kept giggling during Lost because apparently no one on the island has any real clue how to drive a clutch. They should have had those actors drive a clutch for a little while before filming this. It was hilarious. Anyway… here are two recent personal finance posts I liked. How To Survive And Thrive …

Categories: Morning Roundup