Category Archives: Finances


Allowances — When and How Much

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Allowances Whether or not to give an allowance will depend on your family’s own values and financial situation. Many financial experts think kids should start getting an allowance when they are five or six years old. Allowances can help to … Continue reading


Does your child need to file a tax return?

By Rita Hammond, CPA, MBA Do your kids earn interest and dividends from investments you’ve made for them? Do they have a job? Find out when you need to files taxes for kids. We have summarized some general rules but … Continue reading


Do teens know the basics of personal finance?

By Danielle Rice In 2010, Junior Achievement and The Allstate Foundation conducted their “Teens and Personal Finance” survey as a snapshot of teen attitudes and behaviors around financial literacy. The survey looked at how teens are reacting to economic recovery, … Continue reading