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4 Tips for Teaching Your Children About Frugal Living

Manilla.com | Posted 04.21.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

As a kid, I thought my dad was cheap, but as it turns out, he's just smart. He knows what's important to him and what isn't. Those priorities are reflected in the way he spends his money.

5 Lessons From Your Mom That Can Teach You About Money

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 07.10.2013 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

With Mother's Day around the corner, I've been thinking a lot about the many awesome life-lessons that our moms have shared with us. Taking a closer look, I found that many of these lessons could be translated into financial messages as well.

30 Things Every 30-Year-Old Should Know About Money

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 06.22.2013 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

I'm 33 and I've made just about every financial mistake you can think of: over-drafting, bad checks (accidentally), bank account closed (by the bank), reports to Chexsystems, low credit score, having a ton of credit cards (20, at my peak), pre-foreclosure, high-credit card debt....

Ask the Readers: What Do You Wish You'd Learned About Money?

J.D. Roth | Posted 07.16.2012 | Money
J.D. Roth

Wouldn't it be nice if you could go back and give your younger self some words of wisdom? Since time travel doesn't exist, the best thing you can do is try to help other young people.