Category Archives: College

JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #125-Prioritizing for your retirement or for your child’s education?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Most couples assume they need to sacrifice for child’s college fund Benefits of doing each one Do we need to pick one or the other? The need to prioritize yourself over your children … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #110-Taming the High Cost of College with Guest Brad Baldridge

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Guest Brad Baldridge joins us to talk about taming the high cost of college When parents need to prepare for college Common mistakes parents make when planning for school What’s more important the … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #108-Three things to do after you graduate college

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What recent college graduates can do to put themselves in position to succeed financially How to know where you stand financially Why developing a spending plan is a process, not an event Why … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #106-How close to the debt cliff can I get before I fall off?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Based on the article ‘How Much Student Loan Debt Is Too Much? That question is a game of how close to the edge of the cliff can we get to before we fall … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #100-100 money thoughts from 100 lessons of the show

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Different format to the show today Sharing my thoughts from doing 100 lessons of the show Doing the podcast has taught me a lot about money How you can help show your support … Continue reading

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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #87-The best thing to do with money when you’re a teenager

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Can a teenager invest in an IRA? Better to invest in retirement or in college when a teen? What I recommend doing Quick review of Andy Stanley’s “How to be Rich” Quote of … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Why standard financial advice bugs me

If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, see what I post on Facebook and Twitter, or listen to the podcast you know that my beliefs about how money works and how my family handles our money are … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Should parents have a say in a child’s college major?

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. My wife found an interesting article the other day that piqued our interests and I wanted to share my thoughts and get your thoughts on it as well. The article … Continue reading

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Friday Financial Tidbit-Does it matter what the student loan interest rate is?

To receive notifications of new posts, please join our email list. With all the drama going on in Washington over whether to keep student loans’ interest rates at 3.4%, let them double to 6.8%, or adjust them to another rate, what … 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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