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Real World Financial Advice for Families.
Welcome to the DoughMain blog. Here you’ll find practical advice for talking to your kids about money and staying organized and connected as a family.
The tickets are booked, visas are secured and a framework itinerary is planned. It seems too good to be true, but you and your family are set to head off for a few months of travel in a matter of weeks. While you couldn’t be more excited for the adventures that await, you are a… View Article
The notion of what we know as “job”, has significantly changed today in response to previous decades. Now, we do not have to go to work, to actually work, and our salaries are more than often based on the amount of completed tasks than on the hours we spend in the office. Remote working (telecommuting)… View Article
Today’s world is driven by the force of consumerism, which is propelled by marketing. Kids today can’t escape the messages of marketing as the messages invade all aspects of our lives. From the cereal boxes with claims for “whole grains” and “low sugar” to lunch boxes promoting television characters or movies, everywhere we look we… View Article
Money management has always been a pretty basic concept to explain to young adults. Parents handed their children a $20 bill to spend at the mall or movie theatre, and these kids could physically see what they had left to spend at their next transaction. Today, in the world of smartphones, online shopping and digital… View Article
Children’s rooms are their own little kingdoms where they can use their imagination to create all kinds of worlds, from fairytale castles to pirate ships and Neverland. That is why it is important to enable the kids to be rulers in their kingdoms and design their room into a learning-friendly and challenging space which encourages… View Article
If you’re the parent of avid skaters, your children are probably into the latest skating gear, clothes and shoes, which can get expensive fast. But should you buy your children all the gear they crave? At what point should you start teaching your kids about the value of a dollar and smart buying choices? Experts… View Article
Financial Literacy Month Is a Great Time to Start Saving Financial Literacy Month provides an opportunity for everyone to learn more about their personal finances and take steps to improve their financial picture. This year’s celebration kicks off on April 1, 2016. If you’re looking for a place to start your review of your holistic… View Article
From “I’ll turn this car around!” and “Because I said so,” to perhaps one of the most common, “Do as I say, not as I do,” there sure is a long list of parent-isms. But when it comes to setting a good example for your child, the latter statement could prove to be counterproductive. Studies… View Article
Like most parents, you are constantly looking for ways to save money, devising and revising your budget, and just generally trying to make the smartest financial decisions for your family. And like most parents, financial responsibility is something you hope to instill in your children. The good news for you is that by modeling good… View Article
America Saves Week (February 22 – 27, 2016) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. The theme for this year’s America Saves Week is simple: Save Automatically. Try these five simple steps during America Saves Week to help yourself save automatically – and successfully: Assess Your Savings. Like… View Article