How to Plan a Budget with Your College-Bound Teen

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Do you have a senior in high school who’s thinking about college? We do, and I am so glad that I have been here before so that I know what to expect!  The biggest concern for us, and many others will be all of the expenses.  Here are some things that we learned the first time around, as well as some things that I wish we had known.  Make sure that you and your senior are on the same page about all expenses.  *This post may contain affiliate links.  This means , at no additional cost …

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The Truth About College and Student Loan Debt

College and student loan debt is crushing

Follow my blog with Bloglovin There are many reasons that you should be making plans for the future. Does your child’s future include college?  One big reason to begin making plans for college is MONEY!!! Something else to think about is that your child’s future will greatly be affected by the choices he or she makes today.   These two factors were at the top of the list while our oldest son was deciding on a college. 42 MILLION students owe $1.3 TRILLION in student debt!!!! This number is astronomical already and is growing with each semester.  Make decisions based …

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5 Positive Parenting Techniques

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin Chapter 1 I’m in the process of reading  U Thrive: How to Succeed in College (and Life)written by Daniel Lerner and Alan Schlechter, MD. They teach a course at NYU on the “Science of Happiness” which is one of the most sought after courses on campus.  It’s a “how to” guide for thriving in college and beyond.  I think that it will also help me improve my parenting techniques, a win-win!  *This post may contain affiliate links.  This means, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a small commission if you click the link and …

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