Category Archives: Children

JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #73-Fathers, lead the way

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Inspired by last weekend being Father’s day weekend Challenge/Encouragement to all the Dads listening Take the lead in your families finances Best way your children will learn is from you Still applies to … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #55-“Life and Money” series: Becoming an empty nester

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Life and Money series How do your finances change when you become an empty nester? How to re-evaluate your goals Is downsizing right for you? How to make sure that you … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #54-“Life and Money” series: Finances from DINKs to having children

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Life and Money series How do your finances change when you go from having no kids to having children? Children do cost money but they don’t have to break the bank … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Things to discuss before moving back home with parents

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. One of the most difficult and challenging financial situations I see in my line of work is when a young adult moves back in with their parents after graduating … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #23-How to prepare your teenager for life after high school

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: Teenagers are not adequately prepared to handle money after graduating from high school How financial decisions today impact our finances tomorrow Importance of college and how to save and pay for … Continue reading

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With great financial power comes great responsibility

“With great power comes great responsibility” ~ Uncle Ben Yes, I am quoting from Spiderman today. This quote is often overused and made fun of, but when it comes to how you are handling your money no quote may be … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Staying sane in an insane world

Did you brave the crowds early this morning (or even last night?) If so, you joined about 25% of Americans who planned on going shopping on Black Friday. Today starts the “official” Christmas buying season where we have four weeks … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Is paying off your mortgage a goal for you?

The idea of having a paid off home is something I dream about constantly. In fact it is one of our main financial goals. But while it is a goal that takes years of planning and sacrifice to accomplish, not … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-Financial Tips for Raising a Baby

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadListen to this Episode Highlights of today’s show: How much does it cost to raise children? What my wife and I have learned in year one of raising a baby You can spend a lot … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-The cost of raising children

Before I became a parent last year, I would always hear about all these studies that showed how expensive raising a child was and I would simply not pay any attention to them. However, since becoming a parent, I pay … Continue reading

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