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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.
As the end of the year approaches, we once again find ourselves dreading the paper pushing and number crunching of tax season. But, let’s not forget the excitement that comes with getting back some of your own hard-earned money in the form of a tax refund. Saving a portion of your tax refund can be… View Article
The Programme for International Student Assessment survey, which quizzed 29,000 15-year-olds in 18 different countries found that American teens rank average in their knowledge of finances. Eighteen percent of American students lacked proficiency of basic financial tasks, which included expenditure management and comprehension of an invoice. Financial literacy is an incredibly important skill that our… View Article
Consumers are getting savvier about saving during the holiday season. According to the Annual CFA-CUNA Holiday Spending Survey, 32 percent of us said we’d spend less in 2013 and 33 percent of us said the same in 2014. As that number increases, the ranks of those who said they would spend more has seen an… View Article
So you think you’ve got your taxes handled: you pay what you owe every year, do your best to avoid tax scams, and are a dutiful tax law-abiding citizen. But do you really know where your tax money is being spent? Every year, American citizens’ wages are taxed at an average of 31.5%. With the… View Article
Teaching your children to be financially responsible is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. By the time they reach their teens they should already have a pretty good idea about financials and how they work, at least on a micro level. Consider the following tips and resources for teaching your children about… View Article
It’s hard to believe, but Halloween is just around the corner. Already stores are filling up with giant bags of candy, pumpkin decorations and colorful costumes. This means it’s time to decide if you want a DIY or store-bought costume. While you might dream of being a Pinterest mom who can transform a giant roll… View Article
“The Family is a very important agent of socialization for both factual and emotional uses of money.”** Socialization is the process of learning from others, in various situations and places. It is within the social learning context that we understand the norms of what is right and wrong, identify customs, and learn skills and habits…. View Article
Tweet Starting a blog is an excellent way to encourage your child to write, and it also allows her to explore words in a different way than she can using pen and paper. Setting up The purpose of a blog is for your child to share her thoughts, feelings, hopes or dreams online, and there… View Article
Tweet Disorder sets in fairly quickly in a household with young children. It can often be difficult to get everyone to pitch in. Here are some tips to engage your children, even when they’re not particularly interested. Step up the fun Play fun music, pretend to be aliens while sorting toys, or set a timer… View Article